Viola Isabelle Johnson


December 20, 1920 - November 27, 2016


Viola Isabelle Johnson was born December 20, 1920 at Dimock, SD to Henry and Katherine (Weber) Puetz. She was baptized December 28, 1920. On September 14, 1937 she married Bernard Johnson. They farmed until retiring in 1972 and moved to Parkston. Viola was a longtime member of the Salem Lutheran Church where she was involved serving various activities. After the death of her husband, Bernard, Viola enjoyed traveling numerous places with her sister and brother-in-law, Marty and Jeanette DeAngelo.

She is survived by three grandchildren: Sarah (Jason) Wear of Mitchell, Kimberly Johnson (Chris Maier) of Stillwater, OK, and BJ Johnson and fiancé, Janai Braun of Mitchell, two great grandchildren: Jamison and Mattson Wear, son-in-law, Larry Fritza of Mitchell, brother-in-law, Marty DeAngelo of Cerritos, CA, special family friend, Shirley Wuertzer and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, daughter, Joann Fritza, son, John, daughter-in-law, Sharon Johnson and eight siblings.




Tuesday, November 29, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota


Wednesday, November 30, 2016
10:00 AM
Salem Lutheran Church
Parkston, South Dakota


Parkston Protestant Cemetery
Parkston, South Dakota

Posted by Amber on November 30, 2016
My thoughts are with you all during this trying time. You now have a new angel looking after you.
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