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Friday, October 7th, 2011
Complete Obituary
Viola VanSkiver
  Former Maria Stein resident Viola M. Kinninger VanSkiver, 88, died at 2:55 a.m. Oct. 6, 2011, at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices, St. Marys, where she had been a resident for more than six years.
She was born July 19, 1923, in Uno, to Harry and Emma Varno Kinninger. On Sept. 27, 1947, she married Randall K. VanSkiver, who died in 1959.
Surviving are a daughter, Diane (Joseph) Gagel, Monclove; two sisters, Lula Vondrell, Cincinnati, and Nancy Roby, Harbinger, N.C.; two granddaughters; and two great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two sisters, Alvina Simmerman and Mildred Moore; and three brothers, Gustwin, Adrian and Urban Kinninger.
She graduated in 1942 from Minster High School. She worked at National Cash Register, Dayton, in a Marion Local School office, and at a Minster grocery. She retired from Copeland Industries, Sidney.
She and her husband were co-owners of Korner Kafe, Maria Stein.
She was a member of St. John Catholic Church and its Knights of St. John Auxiliary Uniform Rank.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Gene Schnipke officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-5 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Grand Lake Hospice or to the Marion Local Schools Foundation.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.
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