Information for Viola L Bertholf
6 February, 1912 - 19 July, 1985
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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services for Viola L. Bennett, 73, Parma, who died Friday,
July 19, at a Nyssa, Ore., nursing home of natural causes,
will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Parma Cemetery.
The Rev. Dean Lantz of the Sterry Memorial Presbyterian
Church, Roswell, will officiate under the direction of the
Dakan Funeral Chapel of Caldwell.
She was born Feb. 6, 1912, at Louisville, Ky., a daughter of
Joseph and Elizabeth Bertholf. She was reared and
educated in Louisville and married Fred Murphy in 1937 at Mr.
Sterling, Ky. He died that same year. She moved to
Dayton, Ohio, where she married Edmund J. Bennett in 1940.
He died in 1956. She came to Boise in 1978 and moved to
Parma in 1980. She had worked for the International
Envelope Co. in Dayton for 25 years as an inspector. She
was a member and deacon of the Kirkpatrick Community
Presbyterian Church in Parma and was an active member of the
Parma Senior Citizens.
She is survived by a daughter, Janet Marshall of Payette; two
sisters, Alma Koehler of Dayton, and Alvina Rankin of
Castroville, Calif. She was preceded in death by two
brothers,. Friends may call at the Dakan Funeral Chapel
in Parma Monday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Memorials may be
made to the Parma Senior Citizens in care of the Dakan Funeral
Chapel, P.O. Box 1386, Caldwell, 83606.
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