Viola G. Herdt

10/21/2013

Viola G. Herdt, 91, Smith Center, formerly of WaKeeney, died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at Smith County Long Term Care, Smith Center.

Viola G. Herdt, 91, Smith Center, formerly of WaKeeney, died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at Smith County Long Term Care, Smith Center.

She was born Jan. 5, 1922, in WaKeeney to Phillip and Leah (Miller) Wilhelm.

She married George Herdt on Feb. 15, 1942, in Trego Center. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include a son, Ron Herdt and wife, Connie, Smith Center; a daughter, Patricia Meserve and husband, Don, Haysville; a sister, Rosa Mai, Garden City; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Clarence Wilhelm.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, WaKeeney; burial in WaKeeney City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at All Faiths Funeral Chapel, Smith Center, and from 10:30 a.m. until time of service Thursday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to Smith County Long Term Care or Zion Lutheran Church in care of the funeral chapel.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.allfaithsfuneralchapel.com.