Viola Lenz


Viola Lenz
March 24, 1916 - Dec. 11, 2011

Viola I. Lenz, 95, passed to her rest Dec. 11, 2011, at Walla Walla General Hospital.

She was born March 24, 1916, in Wisconsin Dells, Wis., to Edwin and Lottie Martin Dunham. On Sept. 8, 1939, she and Carl F. Lenz married in Clarinda, Iowa. He passed away Sept. 23, 2004. She was a faithful member of the Village Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Those left to mourn her loss are her daughter, Anita Lenz Reid of Loma Linda, Calif.; four sons, Albert Lenz of Walla Walla, Ray Lenz of Virginia Beach, Va., Fred Lenz of Richland and Art Lenz of Spokane; 15 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her son, David; her siblings; and grandson, Albert Lenz, Jr.

Family and friends may pay their respects from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011, at Mountain View-Colonial DeWitt, 1551 Dalles Military Road, Walla Walla. The funeral service will be at noon, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, in the Chapel of the Village Church. Pastor Steve Walikonis will officiate. Burial will be private in Mount Hope Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gospel Outreach through the funeral home.
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