Viola R. Radke, age 91, New London, passed away on Monday, February 22, 2016.
She was born in Marion on November 12, 1924, daughter of the late Emil and Martha (Beyersdorf) Marquardt. She was married to Norman Radke; he preceded her in death in 1991. Viola was a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church, New London where she belonged to many of their ladies groups.
She is survived by her daughter, Lynette Lemke, New London; sister Lorraine Raisler, Marion; grandchildren, Daniel Jr. (Dianna) Lemke, New London; Katrina Lemke (fiancé, Cody Krabbe), New London; great-grandchildren: Dominique, Kourtney, Marlin, Danielle, Hunter, and Alayna. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a brother Jule Marquardt, and two sisters, Minnie Schtechneider and Ida Bock.
Funeral services for Viola will be held on Friday, February 26, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at United Methodist Church, New London with Rev. Joyce Rich officiating. Visitation will be held at the church on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will be in the Floral Hill Cemetery, New London. The Cline & Hanson Funeral Home in New London is serving the family. www.clinehansonfuneralhome.com