Viola Ellen Hunt
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November 29, 1909 - July 28, 2014
Viola Ellen Hunt, 104, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014 at Trinity Mission Nursing Home in Nampa. She was born Viola Rich on Nov. 29, 1909 in Macksville, Kansas.
Viola married Samuel C. Hunt April 6, 1930 in St. John, Kansas and they made their home on the family farm. Five children were born of this marriage. After Sam's discharge from military service the family moved west, eventually settling in Marsing, ID. After Sam's passing in 1970 she took a part time job outside the home working for Owyhee County.
Well known for her sewing and quilting, Viola won numerous awards for quilts entered in local county fairs, many of which were donated to charity. She is also remembered for her church service and membership in several clubs, including the Sunny Slope Grange.
Viola is survived by her son Don (Barbara) of Kennewick, WA, daughters Evalyn (Larry) Plumb of Elko, NV and Darlene Brewer of Marsing, ID, 8 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, 25 great-great grandchildren and 1 great-great-great grandson. She was preceded in death by two sons, a son-in-law and a granddaughter.
Visitation will be held at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Homedale on Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 5:00-8:00 PM. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM Friday, August 1, 2014 at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Homedale. Burial will follow in the Marsing Homedale Cemetery. Condolences to the family may be sent to www.flahifffuneralchapel.com.
Flahiff Funeral Chapels Inc
27 E Owyhee Ave Homedale, ID 83628
Published in Idaho Press Tribune on July 30, 2014