Viola Emma Etta (Bartels) Kannarr was called home June 8, 2018 in Snohomish, Washington. She was 94 years old. Viola was born July 20, 1923 on a farm northeast of Breman, Kansas.
Viola was a seamstress with Sun Garment, in St. Joseph, Missouri, for 20 years. Upon retiring she moved, with her husband Orville and daughter Lois, to Algona, Washington to be near family.
Viola is preceded in death by her husband Orville and brothers LaVern and Arthur Bartels.
Survivors include three sons Warren (Bernadine), Norman (Dianna), Lewis (Carrie), daughter Lois, four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, three sisters, two brothers, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Viewing will be Sunday & Monday from 3 – 8 p.m. at Vance Gerdes Funeral Home in Odell. Graveside service will be Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 11 AM, at the Odell Cemetery, Odell, Nebraska.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Evergreen Hospice Kirkland, Washington. Many thanks to the staff of Pacifica Assisted Living, in Snohomish, and to Hospice for their tender care.