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Viola Mae (Moulton) Dammerman

March 22, 1923 ~ December 30, 2017 (age 94)

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SERVICES

Visitation
Saturday
February 24, 2018

9:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Schultz Funeral Homes
722 8th Street
DeWitt, IA 52742

Funeral Service
Saturday
February 24, 2018

11:00 AM
Schultz Funeral Homes
722 8th Street
DeWitt, IA 52742


Mrs. Viola Mae Dammerman, 94, of DeWitt, Iowa, died peacefully early Saturday morning, December 30, 2017, at Westwing Place, DeWitt where she had resided since June of 2003.

Mrs. Dammerman, the former Viola Mae Moulton was born March 22, 1923, in Massillon, Iowa, to the late Frank and Alice (Dinkle) Moulton.  She was happily married to Lester A. Burmester for ten years until his death on December 16, 1958.  Together they had three children, Douglas “Doug”, Randy and Diane, and they resided in Grand Mound, Iowa.   On January 10, 1960, she married Morris M. Dammerman, and they too resided in Grand Mound.  Morris preceded her in death July 5, 1992.   Viola later moved to DeWitt.

She was a member of God’s Family Baptist Church in Grand Mound where she loved singing and praising God.   Viola worked for Helen Knoche Catering in Grand Mound and at DeWitt Community Hospital in the kitchen, providing meals for Westwing Place.  She is remembered as being a loving grandmother. Viola enjoyed “Find The Word” puzzles.  She was also a Chicago Cubs fan and was excited on their World Series win in 2016 after 108 years of “wait until next year”.

Those left to honor her memory are her two sons Doug (Sandra) Burmester of Stanwood, Washington, and Randy (Joanne) Burmester, of Royal Palm Beach, Florida; a daughter, Carol Galloway, of DeWitt; daughters-in-law, Patricia Dammerman of Fairfield, Connecticut and Marsha Dammerman of Wellington, Florida; grandchildren, Rebeccah Joy (Wes) Shannon of Avon, Indiana, Maranatha (Kevin) Shambaugh of Everett, Washington, and Nora Susanna (Richerd) Sadler of Camano Island, Washington, Holly (Mark) Fedorcik of New York City, New York, Amy (Brandon) Graham of Los Angeles, California,  and Jared Burmester of Ballston Lake, New York, Scott  Galloway of Grand Mound and Wendi (James Henderkott) Galloway of Eldridge, Iowa, David Dammerman of Saratoga Springs, New York and Heather (David) Dammerman-Wesoloski of Fairfield, Connecticut; great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Nathan and Cameron Shannon, Colton, Blake and Kevin Shambaugh, Jadin, Chloe, Connor and Emmalynn Sadler, Palmer and Sawyer Fedorcik and Jaxon Graham,  Brandon and Jakob Galloway, Sam Henningsen, Eric Dammerman and Craig and Emma Wesoloski;  a nephew Virgil Creger; a great-niece and nephew, Janice Danz and Jerry Creger; “extended” family members; Judith Dore of Saratoga Springs, New York and Kelly Galloway of DeWitt; several extended grandchildren, cousins, step-great and step-great-great-grandchildren; and many wonderful and loving friends.

Along with meeting God, Viola is happy to be reunited with her loved ones who preceded her in death; her parents, two husbands, her daughter, Diane in 1958, a sister, LaVerne Creger, a brother, Dale Moulton, two sons, Larry and Dennis Dammerman, a son-in-law, Dwain Galloway and a great-nephew, Jim Creger.

The family will receive relatives and friends at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt from 9:00 until 10:45 a.m. Saturday, February 24, 2018.  A service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home with Pastor Jerry Hull of God's Family Baptist Church, Grand Mound officiating.  Burial will follow at Clinton Lawn Cemetery in Clinton, Iowa. 

Pallbearers will be her grandchildren, Joy Shannon and Holly Fedorcik, Amy Graham and Jared Burmester, Scott and Wendi Galloway and David and Heather Dammerman. Honorary pallbearers will be Maranatha Shambaugh and Nora Sadler.

Condolences may be expressed at www.schultzfuneralhomes.com.

 

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