Viola C. Junck, 93, of Sioux City and formerly of Hinton, died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2003, at Bickford Cottage in Sioux City following a lengthy illness.
Viola C. Junck was born Oct. 30, 1910, in Sioux City, the daughter of Herman and Mary (Ewert) Hageman. She grew up in the Hinton area and attended country schools. On Feb. 16, 1931, she married Harold C. Junck. After their marriage, the couple farmed in the Hinton area for most of their lives. She had also worked for Johnson Biscuit for about five years. Mr. Junck died Oct. 22, 1987, in Sioux City. Viola had been in Sioux City for the last 10 years.
Viola was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Sioux City and the Ladies Aid. She had also been a member of a card club. She enjoyed fishing, bowling and crocheting afghans.
Survivors include two sons, Ronald Junck and his wife, Marla, of Sioux City, and Gary Junck of Sioux Falls, S.D.; two daughters, Carol Tooker and her husband, Harold, of Merrill and Garnet Blankenburg and her husband, Dennis, of Sioux City; 12 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by four brothers, Herman, Marvin, Everett and William Hageman; and three sisters, Marie Zenor, Lillian Olson and Ida Farran.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Calvary Lutheran Church in Sioux City with the Rev. David Schoop and Chaplain Mary Hunter officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sioux City. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday), at the Nelson-Berger Northside Chapel in Sioux City. The family will be present from 6 to 8 p.m. and there will be a prayer service at 7 p.m.
Pallbearers will be Randy Tooker, Dennis Tooker, Curt Blankenburg, Theran Junck, Rich Junck and David Junck.