Viola R. Wetherell, 87, Stewardson, Ill., died Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at her home.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, in Faith Lutheran Church in Shumway. Pastor Jason Rensner officiated. Burial was in Trinity Cemetery in Shumway.
Memorials may be made in Viola’s honor to A.R.C., E.A.S.T.E.R Program (Effingham Area Special Teaching Everyday Religion), Faith Cemetery or Trinity Cemetery. Arrangements were by Brummerstedt Funeral Home, Stewardson, Ill.
Viola was born February 2, 1925, near Shumway, daughter of Virgil and Minnie Schultz Huffmaster. She married Delano L. “Bud” Wetherell on June 3, 1945, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Shumway, Ill.
Survivors include her children: Sue Jacobs, Altamont, Ill., Duane Wetherell,Effingham Ill., Betty Jo Wetherell, Washington, Iowa, Dale Wetherell and wife, Diane, Stewardson, Ill., and Don Wetherell and wife, Tammy, Stewardson Ill.; five grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; a sister, Edna Mott, Marceline;, six sisters-in-laws and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; grandson, Micah Wetherell; great-grandson, Logan Smith;, son-in-law, Larry Jacobs; sister, Marjorie Reynolds and a sister in infancy; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Norman Mott, Harold “Spud” Reynolds, and Elwin and Eileen Wetherell.