Viola ĎVií Ebeling

Aug. 31, 1934 - March 25, 2011

Viola "Vi" Ebeling of Waukesha passed away peacefully Friday, March 25, 2011, at the age of 76.

Viola was born Aug. 31, 1934, the daughter of Harold and Alvera (Eberhardy) Robbins in Marshfield. She married the love of her life, Erwin Ebeling, on Feb. 24, 1951, and they just celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Viola was a longtime member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church, where she was a prayer chain leader. She owned and operated Viís Ceramics in Waukesha for many years. Viola also published an Eberhardy family genealogy book. Most of all, Viola loved spending time with her family.

Viola will be sadly missed by her husband, Erwin, and her children, Pamela (Evan Howard) Ebeling and Kurt (Cindy) Ebeling. She is the loving grandmother of Angela Ebeling, Katelyn Dyer and Lauren Dyer. Viola is further survived by her brothers, Harold (Joan) Robbins and Richard (the late Debbie) Robbins; sisters, Donna Mae (the late Bob) Fillion and Linda Robbins; son-in-law, Jim Dyer; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Viola was preceded in death by her daughter, Sandra Dyer.

Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. until the noon Mass of Christian burial Friday, April 1, at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 2400 Highway 59, Waukesha. The Rev. John Schreiter will officiate. Entombment will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For the online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com, or call 542-6609.