Viola J. Tschabold, 100, of Davis, Ill., died at 12:49 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, in Escanaba, Mich., after a lengthy illness.

She was born April 16, 1922 in Roscoe, Ill., the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John and Stella (Knutzelman) Johnson.She married Robert Tschabold on Jan. 11, 1943, in Monroe.

She belonged to Leona Neighbors. She played guitar, piano, and accordion, and she was known to yodel at times.

She sang and played at events with her sister Velda Olson. She liked to sew and crochet. She enjoyed shopping, going out to eat, and spending time with friends and family.

The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to Christian Park Village in Escanaba for all their tender loving care given to Mom. Survivors include: daughters Bonnie Tryan of Freeport, Ill.; and Jennie (Stan) Schmitz of Brodhead; five grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; 18 great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her parents, husband, four brothers and three sisters.

A funeral ceremony was to be held Monday, Oct. 31, in McCorkle Funeral Home- Durand Chapel. 101 Main St. Durand, Ill., with Rev. Eric Lemonholm of Trinity Lutheran Church.

Burial was arranged in Durand Township Cemetery. A visitation was held at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m., until the time of the ceremony on Monday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Alzheimer’s Association 225 N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17 Chicago, Ill. 60601.

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