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Viola A. Schriefer

January 19, 1933 ~ December 18, 2019 (age 86)


Viola A. Schriefer, 86, passed away December 18, 2019 at Bell Oaks Place in Newburgh, IN surrounded by her loved ones..

Born January 19, 1933, in Tell City, Indiana , she was the daughter of the late Herman and Miriam Wolf Wittman.

She was married to Rueben Schriefer who preceded her in death in 2002.

Viola loved spending time with her family and friends. She enjoyed playing cards with her Evansville and Newburgh friends and was a member of the Newburgh Senior Citizens.

Viola was a member of St. Peters United Church of Christ but attended Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Evansville in her later years.

Survivors include her daughter, Cathy Russelburg (Dwayne) Talley of Evansville; a sister, Emogene Huebschman of Newburgh ; 2 grandchildren Chelsea Russelburg and Christopher Russelburg and a great grandaughter, Lillian Williams.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Rueben, she was preceded in death by, a son, Gary Schriefer and 2 brothers, Kenny and Maurice Wittman.

The family would like to thank Bell Oaks Place, Heart to Heart Hospice, Dr. Karl Sash and Dr. Edward Fox for the loving care they provided during her journey.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday December 22 , 2019 , at St. Peter's United Church of Christ at Lamar with Rev. Chip Jahn officiating. Burial in St. Peter's Cemetery. Visitation will be from Noon Sunday to Service time at the Church.

Donations may be made to Families Anonymous, Inc.
701 Lee St., Suite 670
Des Plaines, IL 60016

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