OTTUMWA — Viola M Wind, 91, of Sun City, Ariz., formerly of Ottumwa, left her earthly home Feb. 6, 2014, making the trip to her heavenly reward meeting her late husband the late W.J. “Bill” Wind on his birthday.
She is survived by her son, Robert (Bob) and his wife Diana Jean of Sun City, Ariz.; a daughter, Betty Dukeman and her husband Jerry of Williams, Ariz., and son Richard (Rick) of Phoenix, Ariz.; brothers, Charles Skinner and his wife Bert, Harold Skinner and his wife Dee, both of Ottumwa; and sister Dora Lacey of Glendale, Ariz.
She was preceded in death by her husband, W.J. “Bill” Wind; her parents, Charles and Florence Skinner of Ottumwa; brother, Robert; sister, Edna Winters; and a host of family and friends who have gone on before.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28 at First Pentecostal Assembly of God Church, 733 Church St.; Pastor Del Bittner officiating. Inurnment will take place at Ottumwa Cemetery next to her husband. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of The Valley, 1510 W Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014 or OCJ Kids, 524 W. Westcott Dr., Phoenix, AZ 85027.