Obit: Foemmel, Viola (1904 - 1982)

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Surnames: FOEMMEL DAHL SMAZAL BIRKETT SPARK

----Source: MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 08/11/1982, P.16

Foemmel, Viola (30 JUN 1904 - 10 AUG 1982)

Granton, Clark County, Wis. - Services for Mrs. Viola E. Foemmel, 78, of 207 N. Second St., Colby, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Gilbertson Funeral Home in Granton. Mrs. Foemmel died at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield, where she had been admitted July 27.

The Rev. Robin O. Fink of Zion Lutheran Church in Colby, will officiate. Burial will follow in the Yolo Cemetery, Town of Fremont, Clark County.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Friends may call from 3-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

The former Viola E. Dahl was born June 30, 1904 in Waupaca County to Mr. and Mrs. John (Minnie) Dahl. She was married to Walter Foemmel April 21, 1923 in Granton. He died Oct. 21, 1974. After their marriage they lived at Granton for a short time before moving to a farm in the Town of Fremont. Mrs. Foemmel moved to Colby in 1975.

She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Colby.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Lawrence (Irene) Smazal, Prineville, Ore., and Mrs. Willis (Mildred) Birkett, Colby; two sons, Walter, Beldenville, and Gilbert, Spencer; a sister, Mrs. Robert (Elsie) Spark, Marshfield; two brothers, Arnold and Arthur Dahl, both of Granton; 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by four brothers and a sister and a sister.

 

 


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