Viola (Smith) Hartwick, 94, Evansville

Viola (Smith) Hartwick, age 94, of Evansville, IN, passed away at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, December 27, 2020, at her home.

Viola was born February 8, 1926, in Siberia, IN, to Ella (Kline) Meiring. She retired from Kent Plastics in 1988. Viola was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church of Evansville, the Ladies Auxiliary VFW #1114.

Viola is survived by her sister, Jean Lampkin.

Viola is preceded in death by her mother, Ella; husband, Theodore “Ted” Hartwick; daughter, Ruthie Hartwick; sister, Hazel Meiring; brothers, Harold Meiring, Jerome Meiring and James Meiring; half-sisters, Loretta Campbell and Ruth Beverage; half -brother, Albert Smith; and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at St. Boniface Catholic Church 15519 N State Rd 545, Fulda, IN, with Father Anthony Vinson officiating. Burial will be in St. Boniface Catholic Church Cemetery.

Friends may visit from 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass, Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda, IN.

Expressions of sympathy may be made in memory of Viola Hartwick to St. Boniface Parish Endowment for Cemetery.

Arrangements are being handled by BOONE FUNERAL HOME EAST CHAPEL – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville, IN.

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