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Viola Seitz

November 28, 1929 ~ September 25, 2020 (age 90)


Viola M Seitz, 90, Jamestown, ND died early Friday morning September 25, 2020 at Eventide in Jamestown.

Viola Maria Weispfenning was born November 28, 1929 on the family farm outside Fredonia, ND, the daughter of Otto and Mathilda (Rath) Weispfenning.

She attended the Fredonia school until 8th grade and then received her GED later in life.   At the age of 16 the family moved to Jamestown where she began working as a waitress.

She and Henry (Hank) Julius Seitz were married June 20, 1950 at the St. James Catholic Church in Jamestown, ND.  They made their home in Mandan for 6 months and then moved back to Jamestown.  Viola worked as a waitress at multiple locations such as the Majestic Café, VFW club, Pantry Café, Holiday Inn and the Elks Club.

She was a member of the Basilica of St. James.  Viola was a loving Wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who all made her life complete.

Her love is known and memory held dear by her surviving family, children, Catherine (Rich) Fuchs, Mora, MN; Barbara (Bernie) Boyle, Oakes, ND; Margaret (Dwight) Frazer, Fargo, ND; Janet (Curt) Janke, Jamestown, ND; Mark (Tracy) Seitz, Jamestown, ND; John (Melissa) Seitz, Hawley, MN; Tom (Jan) Seitz, Bismarck, ND; Sarah Skjeret, Ankeny, IA; David Seitz, Fargo, ND; daughter-in-law, Bonnie Seitz, Fargo, ND; sisters Darlene (Ron) Tompt, Idaho; Hildie Johnson, MT; brothers, Rodger Weispfenning, CO; and Norman Weispfenning, IA.  22 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren. 2 sisters-in-law, Carol Weispfenning and Edna Weispfenning.

Viola was preceded in death by her parents; husband Henry (Hank); sons, Robert and Timothy; grandson Ian Frazer; great grandchildren, Raylan and Evangeline Seitz; sisters, LoRayne Harrington, Anna Olson, Lillian Sundheim, Elsie Weispfenning; brothers, Clarence, Milton, Roland and Howard.

A recording of the service will be available below, Monday afternoon (9/28).

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Funeral Service

Committal Service


September 27, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Haut Funeral Home
1101 5th Ave Northeast
Jamestown, ND 58401

Recitation of the Rosary
September 27, 2020

6:30 PM
Haut Funeral Home
1101 5th Ave Northeast
Jamestown, ND 58401

Mass of Christian Burial
September 28, 2020

10:00 AM
Basilica of St. James
622 1st Ave South
Jamestown, ND 58401

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