Viola Weerts

Viola Weerts

1937 - 2021

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Viola was born on October 19, 1937, to John and Sena (Kruse) Spieker in Adrian, MN. She grew up on a farm near Worthington and graduated from Worthington High School. After high school Viola worked as a waitress in the Worthington area before moving to Comfrey. After moving to Comfrey, Viola worked at AUI in Sleepy Eye for many years and in the laundry department at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. On March 26, 1992, Viola married Duane Weerts at Zion Lutheran Church in Springfield. The two of them loved to spend time together, working outside at the farm, and spending time with their families. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church. Viola enjoyed listening to country music, gardening and sharing her garden produce, and volunteering at church and the food shelf, but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, family and friends. Viola died on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield, MN at the age of 83. She is survived by her husband Duane Weerts; children - Pam (John) Habinger and Wade Pidde (special friend Christy Lorenz): stepchildren - Dale (Robin) Weerts, Craig (Sandy) Weerts, and Connie (Duane) Walser; grandchildren - Justin Habinger and Joshua Pidde; step grandchildren - Elijah, Thad, Caleb, Jeremy, Brittany, Brady, and Micaella Weerts, Jacob and Cory Walser, Robert and Austin Nash; sister Sena (Harlan) Berkness; and sister-in-law Elaine Spieker. Viola is preceded in death by her parents; brothers George, Raymond, Wilbert, and John Jr. Spieker; and sisters - Frances Moret, Sylvia Baddgor, and Patsy Galema. .
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Monday
11
October

Visitation 1

4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, October 11, 2021
Sturm Funeral Home, Springfield Chapel
407 N. Jackson
Springfield, Minnesota, United States
Tuesday
12
October

Visitation 2

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Zion Lutheran Church-Springfield
122 W. Central St
Springfield, Minnesota, United States
Tuesday
12
October

Service Information

11:00 am
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Zion Lutheran Church-Springfield
122 W. Central St
Springfield, Minnesota, United States