Viola (Klemme) HeldtOctober 29, 1925 ~ December 4, 2016 (age 91)
Viola Heldt, 91, died December 4, 2016 in Chicago Heights, Illinois. Viola was born October 29, 1925 in Crete, Illinois, the daughter of Theophioe and Lyla nee Oberloh Klemme. She was married to Alvin Heldt June 2, 1946 at. St. Luke United Church Of Christ in Beecher. Viola was the school secretary in Crete 21 years, a member of St. Luke Ladies Aid and Beecher Women’s Club. Surviving are Doug (Joyce) Jarmuth, a grandson David (Holly) Jarmuth, granddaughter Dawn (Doug) Stern, five great grandchildren: Daniel, Kelly, Wesley, Tanner and Addison, a brother Warren Klemme and a sister Ruth Buchmeier. Her husband Alvin and a daughter Diane preceded Viola in death. Visitation will be Sunday, December 18, 2016 from 2 until 5 p.m. at the Hack Funeral Home in Beecher and funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 19, 2016 at St. Luke United Church of Christ with Rev. Tom Ewing officiating. Burial will be at St. Luke Cemetery in Beecher. Memorials may go to the church.