Viola was born on Nov. 5, 1924, in Cedarburg, the daughter of the late Joseph Schneider and the late Edna (nee Juech) Schneider. Viola was a longtime resident in the town of Cedarburg, where she and her first husband, Herbert Klug, raised their four children on the family farm. The Klug family worked side by side, raising the dairy cattle, tending to the crops, as well as taking care of the many ducks that they had on the farm.
Viola also worked as a bus driver for more than 35 years, driving for the Marquardt Bus Company in Cedarburg, as well as the Johnson Bus Company in West Bend. She also worked as a caregiver at the Cedar Lake Home, in West Bend, for 18 years. While working at Marquardt’s, that is where she met her second husband, Al Reichl. They were united in marriage on March 19, 1981. Viola and Al moved to Arizona for seven years and then relocated to Campbellsport, to be closer to their family. Al passed away in 1991, and was laid to rest at the Waubeka Union Cemetery. Viola will be buried next to her beloved husband, on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at 11 a.m.
Viola is survived by her children, Jim (Debbie) Klug, Bonnie Hermann and Ken (Grace) Klug; and her daughter- in-law, Sally Klug. She is further survived by nine grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Viola was preceded in death by her son, Steve Klug and her sonin- law, Edward Hermann.
Viola Klug-Reichl, passed away on Oct. 2, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, in the town of Polk, at the age of 88 years.