Viola (Stoltz) Geppert Mohr was born on July 1, 1918 at Emery to Seth and Mary (Wethor) Stoltz. She attended St. Martin Catholic School in Emery and graduated from Emery High School.
On June 14, 1938 she married Clarence Geppert. They farmed in the Emery area until her husband died on February 17, 1962.
She married Willard (Bill) Mohr on August 10, 1963.
They lived in Emery and operated Mohr Antiques for many years. Upon her husband’s retirement from the post office, they moved to Apache Junction, AZ, living there for 19 years. They moved back to Mitchell, SD in 1994. Viola moved to the Sioux Falls area November 2011.
She is survived by three daughters: Jean (Del) Black, Independence, MO; Joanne (Robert) Guy, Kernersville, NC; and DeLonde (James) Skrovig, Sioux Fall, SD; one son: Richard (Dawn) Geppert, Walker, MN; one step-daughter, Carol Latza, Mitchell; three step-sons: Jerry (Jean) Mohr, Mitchell; Tom (Peggy) Mohr, Grandin, ND; Richard Mohr, Sioux Falls; 9 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; 15 step grandchildren; 20 step great grandchildren, a sister, Sister Dominic Stoltz of Aberdeen; and two special former daughters-in-law, Leone Geppert, Spearfish, SD and Beth Eager, Luverne, MN.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Jerry; two husbands; a brother, Frowin; a sister, Sister Loretta; and a step-son-in-law, Gene Latza.