June 21, 1924 - November 30, 2017
MUSCATINE – Viola L. Vander Horn, 93, of Muscatine, passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2017, at the Donnellson Health Care Center in Donnellson, Iowa.
Private Services will be held and there will be no visitation. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences: www.wittichfuneralhome.com.
Viola was born on June 21, 1924, in Muscatine, the daughter of John and Hazel Miller McKillip. She married Henry Vander Horn on March 29, 1942, in Kahoka, Missouri. He preceded her in death.
She and Henry owned and operated a grocery store in Delhi, Iowa. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, cooking, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Those left to honor her memory include her son, Donald Vander Horn of Arkansas; her daughter, Pat Guertin of Muscatine; four grandchildren, Joshua Guertin, Jason Vander Horn, Joy Vander Horn and Nathan Vander Horn; and nine great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Bethany, Caleb and Megan Guertin and Ryker, Avery, Nicholas, Jacob and Jenna Vander Horn.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Henry W. Vander Horn Jr.; and seven brothers and sisters.