Viola Elizabeth Suing, age 98 of Hartington, Nebraska died on Saturday, September 09, 2017 at Park View Haven Nursing Home in Coleridge
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 10:30 am at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington with Rev. Owen Korte officiating. Burial will be in St. Michael's Cemetery in Hartington. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm with a Vigil Service at 7:00 pm at the church. Visitation will begin at 9:30 am on Thursday at the church. The Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington is assisting with the arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Raven Suing, David Suing, Matt Aune, Amy Mulloy, Gregg Kathol, Kyle Suing, Patrick Tweedy and Staci Kolm.
Viola was born on January 24, 1919 at St. Helena, Nebraska to Henry and Frances (Schmucker) Bonertz. She grew up on a farm near St. Helena and she married Jerome Suing on January 21, 1947 in St. Helena. They farmed east of Hartington for a year and then moved to a farm near Pleasant Valley, Nebraska. In June of 1982 they moved into Hartington and Viola worked in the Holy Trinity cafeteria for a few years. In January of 2015 Viola moved into the Park View Haven Nursing Home in Coleridge. She is the last surviving child of the Henry Bonertz family.
Viola was a member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church and Guild, the Christian Mothers, Catholic Daughters of America and the Hartington VFW Auxiliary Post 5283. She loved to play cards, garden, do embroidery work and watch baseball games. She especially loved to spend time with her children, grandkids and great grandkids.
Viola is survived by 8 children, Ron and Joann Suing of Crofton, NE; Gary and Patricia Suing of Kearney, NE; Karen Aune of Volin, SD; Geralyn Otteman of Yankton, SD; Mary Lou and Virgil Kathol of Hartington, NE; Duane and Joan Suing of Crofton, NE; Michele and Ray Tweedy of Yankton, SD; Tami Suing of Battle Creek, NE; 23 grandchildren, 51 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild and a sister-in-law, Clare Yeaton of Dover, NH.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Jerome on January 2, 2014 at the age of 94, a granddaughter, Traci Kathol, a son-in-law, Steve Aune, 2 sisters, Rose Thoene and Aurelia Huber, 7 brothers, Linus, Bruno, Ted, Bill, Pete, Dick and John Bonertz.
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You have my deepest sympathy in the loss of your Mother. May God grant you the peace and strength to deal with the grief.
You have our deepest sympathy. May God give you strength during this difficult time so that you may continue the journey of life.
Terry and Karen Bonertz
Thoughts and prayers to the family.
Michele, praying for your family and wishing you peace at this difficult time. I know it hurts so bad to lose our moms.
Carla (Steffen) Tressell
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