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Rev. Ken Johnson
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“Rock of Ages”
“What a Friend We Have in Jesus”
Duets by Jason & Julie Hamann
“How Great Thou Art”
“I Know That My Redeemer Lives”
All of Viola’s granddaughters
Viola Woehl was born Friday, September 30, 1921 near Tripp to Fred and Katie (Winckler) Roth. She was baptized on November 6, 1921 and confirmed on June 9, 1935, both at Zion Lutheran Church in Avon. She attended grade school at Vesper School near Avon. Viola was united in marriage to Leon G. Woehl on October 7, 1948 at Avon. She farmed with her husband near Scotland until 1978, when they retired. Viola moved to Scotland in 2006. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church (Missouri Synod). She enjoyed sewing, especially embroidery, taught Sunday school, and was active in the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League and Scotland VFW Auxiliary. Viola passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Landmann-Jungman Memorial Hospital in Scotland at the age of 91 years, 3 months, and 17 days.
Grateful for sharing Viola’s life are her three children: Don (Betty) Woehl of Scotland, Sharon (Darwin) Hamann of Correctionville, Iowa and Shirley (Steve) Cap of Scotland; eleven grandchildren: Jason (Julie) Hamann, Lance (Jana) Hamann, Kattie Hamann, Beverly (Terry) Vogt, Randy (Tina) Luke, Don (Judy) Woehl, Monica (Joe) Keppen, John Cap and fiancé Analiese Koffler, Kristi (Jon) Burks, Amber (Chad) Guthmiller and Kalleen (Ryan) Wasson; 22 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Edwin Roth and Richard Roth, both of Avon; and two sisters: Gladys Brunken of Beaverton, Oregon and Marcella Petrik of Wagner.
In addition to her parents, Fred and Katie Roth, Viola was preceded in death by her husband, Leon, in 1991; a grandson, Bobby; four sisters: Ella, Hulda, two sisters in infancy; and a brother, Arvin.
Dear Sharon and Darwin and family; So sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. Please know that our prayers and thoughts are with you all. Wish we could be there for you. Take care, Dave and Kathy
Dave and Kathy Schanche Jan 18 2013 5:05 PM
So sorry for your loss. I think Viola always had a smile on her face. Our mothers shared a lot of good Church memories too. Take care.
Caryl Abbott Jan 17 2013 6:57 PM
Dear Cousins, We send you our heartfelt sympathy at the passing of Viola. She was not only my cousin, but a good friend. I have so many wonderful memories of her that I will hold in my heart forever. How glad we are that we stopped by to visit her just before we left for AZ. That was such a great visit with Viola, Shirley, Sharon and Betty. An added memory of this wonderful lady that we can treasure. May God Bless you all and grant you comfort in the days ahead. Love, Marvin and Agnes
Marvin and Agnes Thum Jan 17 2013 11:50 AM
Our thoughts & prayers are with you at this time of great loss. Cherish the wonderful memories and they will get you through this difficult time. God Bless.
Nicole & Bill Suurmeier Jan 17 2013 8:46 AM