Obit: Toraason,Viola Evelina #2 (1895 - 1964)

Contact: Pat Braun

Surnames: Toraason, Terwedo, Klammer

----Source (Owen Enterprise, Owen, Clark Co., Wis.) 8/13/1964

----Toraason, Viola Evelina (1895 - 5 AUG 1964)


Following final rites conducted here for Mrs. C. M. Toraason Friday morning, August 7, her remains were taken to Oshkosh where interment was made in lakeview Memorial Cemetery.

Mrs. Toraason, a resident of Owen for nearly 30 years, passed away Wednesday, August 5, 1964, at St. Joseph’s Hospital at Marshfield where she had been admitted on the previous Monday.

A Requiem Mass for the family and close friends was held at 10:30 a.m. at St. Katherine’s Episcopal Church, Owen. At 11:30 O’clock services were held with Father Richard Hewetson officiating at both services.

Serving as pallbearers were Henry Anderson, Henry Wollum, Carl Sillampa, Harvey Weddig, E. W. Sutter and J. R. barager.

Viola Evelina Toraason, nee Terwedo, was born September 20, 1895, at Princeton, Wisconsin. She received her education the Oshkosh school system and later attended Oshkosh Normal School and the University of Wisconsin. She taught school at Neillsville and later in the Owen Public Schools until 1927 when she was united in marriage to Dr. C. M. Toraason on July 1, 1927 in a ceremony performed at Oshkosh.

An active worker in civic and community affairs Mrs. Toraason served diligently for many years on the Library Board, was a member of the Owen-Withee Board of Education for six years and a member of the Altar Guild of St. Katherine’s Church.

Mourning her passing are her husband, Dr. C. M. Toraason; a son Clifford, and a daughter, Mrs. William Klammer, of Kaukauna, Wisconsin.



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