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1929 Viola 2016

Viola Jean Upton

October 2, 1929 — September 7, 2016

Visitation: 11 am. to service time.

Services: 1 pm., Saturday, September 10 at our Meyer Chapel

Viola J. (Wilhelm) Upton, 87, of Evansville, passed away and went home to be with the Lord on September 7, 2016.  Viola was born October 2, 1929 in Haubstadt. to Charles and Essie Wilhelm.

Vi and husband, Ronald, Sr. (deceased) both worked for Mahon and Bonenberger Packing Company in Evansville and Uncle Charlie's in Princeton. 

Vi had great passion for friends, family, and especially for her many grandchildren.  She loved to grow her roses, make candy, and go camping with family when her health was good.

Surviving Viola are two sisters, Wanda Wallace of Princeton, and Linda Lowe of Mishawaka, Ind.  Vi had two children, Ronald G. Upton, Jr. (deceased) and his surviving wife, Pam (Cannon) Upton, and a daughter, Brenda J. Roeder and her husband, Ronald of Evansville, now both living in Florida; five grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren, two great great-grandchildren.

Service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Titzer Family Funeral Homes ~ Meyer Chapel, 100 E. Columbia St. Evansville, Ind. (812) 424-9288.  Visitation will be held from 11 am. to service time.  Sympathy wishes may be expressed at


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