Viola H. Schall

Viola H. Schall (nee Kurtz) of Slinger passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 13, 2006 at her residence, after 90 years of life.

Viola was born April 9, 1916, the daughter of John and Emma (nee Barwind) Kurtz in Ackerville, where she was also raised.

She attended and graduated from Slinger High School with the class of 1934.

On June 18, 1938, Viola devoted her love and her life to LeRoy C. Schall. After marriage, the couple began a loving family of their own.

Viola loved cooking, playing cards, and above all, she most enjoyed the time she was able to spend with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Viola was a former 4H Leader, and was a member of the Womens’ Guild at Faith United Church of Christ.

She will be deeply missed and forever loved by her dear children, David (Pam) Schall of West Bend, Kathy (Dan) Schneider of West Bend, Richard Schall of Slinger, Elaine Burg of Slinger, Larry (Lynn) Schall of Cedarburg, Ivan (Melinda) Schall of Slinger, and Diana Jensen of West Bend; her 15 treasured grandchildren and seven adored great-grandchildren.

She will also be missed by her sisters-in-law, Edna Schall of West Bend and Elva Schall of Slinger; her brother-in-law, Franklin Schall of Big Cedar Lake; two very special people to Viola, Ellen Hembel and Jim Oaklief; many nieces, nephews, other special relatives and many dear friends.

She was greeted at the gates of Heaven by her parents, her parents-in-law, her husband, LeRoy on January 15, 1994; two sisters, Melinda Lehman and Norma Oelhafen; two sisters-in-law, Margie Schall and Vera Schall; and five brothers-in-law, Ed Lehman, Ira Oelhafen, Norman Schall, Daniel Schall, and Eugene Schall.

A funeral service to celebrate the full life of Viola will be Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006 at 11 a.m. at Faith United Church of Christ, 2895 Slinger Rd., Slinger, with Pastor Carol Maher officiating.

Visitation for family and friends will be Friday, Nov. 17, 2006 in the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend, from 4-7 p.m.

A continued visitation will be Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006 at Faith United Church of Christ, prior to the funeral service, from 10-11 a.m.

Interment will take place at Faith Cemetery following the funeral service on Saturday.

The family would like to express their appreciation for memorials that are offered in lieu of flowers to Faith United Church of Christ.

Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.