Viola ‘Murphy’ I. Malone

Dec. 10, 1921 – March 17, 2010

Viola "Murphy" I. Malone (nee Becker), 88, of Hartland, passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2010, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital.

Viola was born Dec. 10, 1921, in Lisbon, to Paul and Anna (nee Dienberg) Becker. She was united in marriage to Willard Malone on June 17, 1939, at St. John Catholic Church in Monches. Willie preceded her in death in 2008.

Viola enjoyed bowling in her younger years. More recently she enjoyed participating at Shorehaven Adult Day Care Center. She was a member of St. John Church in Monches.

Viola is survived by her daughters, Jean (David) Geszvain of Oconomowoc, Ann Malone of Madison and Grace Malone-Fochs (Lawrence) of Merton; 10 grandchildren, Michael, John, Karen (Michael), Mark (Alicia), Patrick (Carol), Matthew (Sara), Sara, Hayley, Ian and Cory; and 18 great-grandchildren, Dillion, Katlyn, Ashley, Alyssa, Ryan, Tyler, Andrew, Abigail, Madison, Joseph, Miranda, Gabriella, Allison, Luke, Sammantha, Manuel, Ashley and Joshua. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband Willie, three brothers and three sisters.

Family will greet relatives and friends from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 21, at Shimon Funeral Home, 824 Union St., Hartford. A Mass of Christian burial for Viola will be at 10 a.m. Monday, March 22, at Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Catholic Church (St. John Church), W302-N9583 O’Neil Road, Monches, with the Rev. Charles Scheuerell officiating. Interment will be at St. John’s Cemetery, Monches.

Memorials to Shorehaven Adult Day Care Center or Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Catholic Church would be appreciated.

Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. For more information, call 673-9500 or visit online at www.