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Viola K Anders

March 25, 1929 — November 10, 2020

Viola K. Anders passed into the arms of the Lord on November 10, 2020 at her residence in Wharton, TX.  She was born March 25, 1929 in Weimer, TX to the late Stephen and Matilda Kosler.

 

Viola was raised in Weimer and attended school there.  She loved to dance, take care of her garden, play bingo but especially loved watching her grandchildren and great grandchildren play sports.    Viola was an avid baker and enjoyed cooking Sunday dinners for her family.

 

Viola was an active member of the Catholic Daughters for the last 71 years and was Grand Regent in 1972.  She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary from 1968- present.  She was the President of the Auxiliary for 20 years.  Viola was also a member of the Holy Family Altar Society from 1959 - present.  She was President of the Altar Society for 40 years.

 

She is survived by her children Myna Aprea and her husband Al of Richmond, TX, Iris Bennetsen and her husband Randy of Wharton, Gloria Barbee and her husband Milton of Wharton and her son David Anders and his wife Sharon of Wharton.  Her Sisters Dora Brown of Columbus, TX, Gladys Rosenauer and her husband Gene of Weimer, TX and Bernice Kubesch of La Grange, TX.  Also survived by 14 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren.  Viola was preceded in death by her husband Freddie Anders, son James Anders, her granddaughter Lorena Barbee, her parents, brother Melvin Kosler, 6 half-brothers and 3 half-sisters.

 

Visitation will be held at Holy Family Church on Saturday November 14th at 9:00am with a Rosary at 9:30am.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00am with interment following at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Wharton. 

 

Serving as pallbearers will be Vincent Aprea,Jr., Al Aprea Jr., Keith Barbee, David Barbee, Sterling Petrash, Christopher Anders, Thomas Anders and Chase Torres.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to Holy Family Church.

 

 

 

Funeral services under the direction of Wharton Funeral Home.

Condolences may be left at www. whartonfuneralhome.com.

 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, November 14, 2020

Starts at 9:00 am (Central time)

Holy Family Catholic Church

2011 Briar Lane, Wharton, TX 77488

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Rosary

Saturday, November 14, 2020

Starts at 9:30 am (Central time)

Holy Family Catholic Church

2011 Briar Lane, Wharton, TX 77488

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Funeral Mass

Saturday, November 14, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Holy Family Catholic Church

2011 Briar Lane, Wharton, TX 77488

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