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“ViAs my Aunt Helen's long-time roommate Vi was a gracious hostess to many many Hesch relatives over the years. Bless her heart she even gave up her...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Julie Lang - Golden Valley

“Brooklyn ParkI was saddened to hear of Viola's death. She always had such a nice smile and I was happy to see the picture of her with her lovely...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Lil Schwegman Larson

“3 1-2 years after Vi's mother passed away leaving 5 children her dad re-married. This 2nd marriage produced 8 children. Joan Millard RolandMarilyn...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Raymond W. Kulzer - Anaheim

“roland Viola would ofter visit us in CA after she retired to MN . she was always so full of energy and ideas. I always planted fresh flowers just...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: roland kulzer - buena park

“millard Viola was a wonderful sister and person. I too remember all the xmass gifts she sent home ever year when we were kids back in MN . Always...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: millard kulzer - buena park

“I've known Vi for 59 plus years. I met her when she came to CA the year I married her brother Ray. I immediately saw her as a compassionate and...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Nancy M. Kulzer - Anaheim

“My wife Dolores Marthaler Gross passed away Christmas eve 2004. We stopped to see Vi one year when we were visiting in Sauk Centre. I don't remember...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Matt Gross - Benson

“Vi was the oldest age 11 of 5 children when our mother died in 1930. Lorraine was 9 I was 7 Edmund was 5 and Amella 2. I'm sure that Grandmother's...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Raymond W. Kulzer - Anaheim

“I was saddened to hear of Vi's passing. Though she was my cousin she was much more a part of my mother's generation (Carolyn Marthaler Sulem) and...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Mrs Jeanne Gayhart - Winter Haven

“IreneI will celebrate Vi's life this weekend and have either a Manhattan or Martini - she introduced them to me! Tom and I were married in 1975 and...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: IreneSabourin - Fair Oaks


Viola Wilhelmina Kulzer, age 86, of Sauk Centre died Monday, July 24, 2006 at the St. Michael's Nursing Home in Sauk Centre, Minnesota.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 28 at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Sauk Centre. Rev. Todd Schneider will officiate with inurnment following at St. Andrew's Cemetery in Greenwald, Minnesota.

Friends may call 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, July 28 at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Sauk Centre.

Viola W. Kulzer was born May 5, 1920 in Greenwald, Minnesota to John and Henrietta (Marthaler) Kulzer. She lived much of her life in Southern California, working for the May Company for 30 years. Viola retired to Sauk Centre, living near Fairy Lake. She was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church.

She is survived by her brothers and sisters, Lorraine Weisser of Sauk Centre, Raymond (Nancy) Kulzer of Anaheim, California, Amella (Joe) Sabourin of Diamond Springs, California, Millard and Roland Kulzer of Buena Park, California, Joan (Ray) Kraemer of Osakis, Jane Doege of Sauk Centre, Judy (Helge) Johnson of Merrifield, Marilyn Muellner of Baldwin, Wisconsin and Rosie (Willis) Dale of Shreveport, Louisiana; and many nieces and nephews.

Viola was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Edmund and John Kulzer.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to St. Michael's Nursing Home.