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 Viola J. <I>Fredericks</I> Marchand

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Viola J. Fredericks Marchand

  • Birth 10 Apr 1924 Toluca, Marshall County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 3 Jul 2008 Metamora, Woodford County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Metamora, Woodford County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 28235839

METAMORA, IL - Viola J. Marchand, 84, of Metamora passed away at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 3, 2008, at her residence.

She was born on April 10, 1924, in Toluca, the daughter of Simon and Marie (Camphor) Fredericks. She married Wilbert J. Marchand on June 15, 1943, in Metamora.

Surviving are her husband; and two sons, Wilbert (Rosie) Marchand Jr. and Joseph Marchand, both of Metamora. Also surviving are four daughters, Sharon (Donald) Garber of Low Point, Carol Ann Couch of Streator, Ill., Cindy (Gene) Wegner of Peoria and Theresa Marchand of Metamora. Also surviving are 18 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one brother, Elmer Fredericks of Joliet; and one sister, Mary Ann Hoffman of Alberquerque, N.M.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Annette; and one sister.

A homemaker, she was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Metamora and a member of the Altar & Rosary Society at the church.

She performed on the WLS Radio Station in Chicago.

She loved gardening and doing arts and crafts.

A funeral Mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, July 7, 2008, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Metamora with the Rev. Don Roszkowski and the Rev. John Verrier officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, July 6, 2008, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Mason Funeral Home Metamora Chapel with recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m.

Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Metamora.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Alzheimer's Association and to Catholic Charities.

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  • Created by: Jeanette
  • Added: 12 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28235839
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Viola J. Fredericks Marchand (10 Apr 1924–3 Jul 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28235839, citing St. Mary's Cemetery, Metamora, Woodford County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jeanette (contributor 46892486) .