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Viola A. Wakeman

July 30, 1931 ~ July 6, 2020 (age 88)

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Viola A. Wakeman

July 30, 1931-July 6, 2020

Viola A. Wakeman, 88, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Monday July 6, 2020 at La Porte Hospital.

She was born July 30, 1931 in Pelican Rapids, Minnesota, the daughter of John and Ida (Grandrude) Tollerude.

A restaurant owner, Viola enjoyed gardening and fishing. She was a great cook and especially loved making Rhubarb pies. But Viola's favorite thing was to spend time with her grandkids.

She is survived by her two daughters, Susan Hudgins and Diana (Michael) Dubbs, both of La Porte, IN; three sons, Dale Wakeman, Jr. of Kingsbury, IN, David (Chris) Wakeman of Savannah, GA, Daniel Wakeman of La Porte, IN; brother, Charles; sister, Marlene (Fritz); twelve grandchildren, Brad, Chip, Candi, Bruce, Bryan, Heidi, Ayriel, Rodney, Danielle, Crystal, Mike, Nick, and Anthony; 17 great grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Viola was preceded in death by her daughters Alice Novak and Angela; brothers Ole, Ruben and Albert; sisters Olga, Ruby, Ruth and Lila; granddaughter Mindy and the father of her children, Dale.

Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, IN where the family will receive friends 12 noon - 2:00 p.m., Friday July 10, 2020. A Celebration of Life will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Cremation will take place.

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