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Viola May Hand Fosheim
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Birth: Nov. 17, 1908
Columbus
Cherokee County
Kansas, USA
Death: Mar. 2, 1972
Rapid City
Pennington County
South Dakota, USA

Funeral services for Viola Fosheim were held Saturday, March 4, 1972 at 2 pm in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Midland with Rev. Dale Striker and Rev. Alvin Brucklacher officiating. Burial was in the Deep Creek Lutheran Cemetery under the direction of Woodall Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were James Schanzenbach, Thomas Hand, Ivan Schanzenbach, Dave Hand, Philip Meyers and Roy Hunt.

Music was furnished by organists, Robert Sheeley and Beryl Addison, solsoist Dallas McKinley and singers, Pat Willoughby, Robin Woitte, Jill Petoske and Marlis Blucher.

Viola, wife of Peter T. Fosheim, passed away after a short illness, at the age of 63 years, 3 months and 15 days, at the Bennett Clarkson Hospital, Rapid City, SD. March 2, 1972.

Viola was born Nov. 17, 1908 at Columbus, KS., the fifthe child of Ira and Eva Hand. When she was 15 the family moved to the Moenville community in SD where she grew to adulthood. On Feb 5, 1926, she was married to Peter Fosheim by her grandfather James M. Hand, a retired Babtist Minister. Thirteen children were born to this union, six girls and seven boys. Pete and Viola ranched eight miles west of Hayes until 1956 when poor health forced Pete into semi-retirement and they moved to Midland with the younger children.

Viola was babtized and confirmed at the Deep Creek Lutheran Church, August 26, 1945 by Pastor O. H. Olson. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sons, Richard Wayne and Roger Glenn and a sister, Ruth and a brother Fred.

Survivors include six daughters: Mrs. Mike (Jean) Schofield, Philip; Mrs. Hank (Pauline) Schofield, Midland; Mrs. Martin (Edith) Schofield, Evansville, WY.; Mrs. Morris (Judy) Sandal, Sturgis; Mrs. George (Tina) Anderson, Midland; Mrs. Tim (Ruth) Pressler, Sioux Falls and five sons: Peter, Joe, Vic and John of Midland, and George of Midland. Besides her children she is survived by forty grandchildren, five great granchildren, four brothers: Percy, Midland; Verne, Columbus, KS; Myrle, Abilene, TX; Ira, Las Vegas, NV; four sisters Mrs. Laura Eymer, Philip; Mrs. Carrie Standiford, Midland; Mrs. Clara Crowley, Wall; Mrs Nita Ryg, Onida; and numerours friends and relatives. 
 
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 Parents:
  Ira Erwin Hand (1881 - 1951)
  Eva Maureen Himes Hand (1882 - 1930)
 
 Spouse:
  Peter Thor Fosheim (1902 - 1965)*
 
 Children:
  Thelma Jean Fosheim Schofield (1926 - 2011)*
  Richard Wayne Fosheim (1935 - 1963)*
  George Erwin Fosheim (1937 - 2008)*
  Roger Glenn Fosheim (1949 - 1966)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ruth Rosetta Hand Schofield (1901 - 1951)*
  Percy William Hand (1902 - 1974)*
  Verne Hand (1905 - 1978)*
  Myrle Everett Hand (1906 - 1983)*
  Viola May Hand Fosheim (1908 - 1972)
  Laura Ellen Hand Eymer (1910 - 1989)*
  Carrie Anna Hand Standiford (1915 - 1993)*
  Clara Lily Bertha Fern Hand Crowley (1917 - 1974)*
  Frederick Warren Hand (1919 - 1959)*
  Juanita Pearl Hand Nesheim (1921 - 1994)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Deep Creek Cemetery
Midland
Haakon County
South Dakota, USA
 
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Record added: Feb 07, 2010
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Viola May <i>Hand</i> Fosheim
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