Viola Fern Thienes, age 96 of Cloverdale passed away Friday June 12, 2020.
She was born December 15th, 1923 in Livonia,IN to the late Oran and Zelphia (Hamilton) Chastain.
Viola married Robert James Thienes June 28th, 1946 and he preceded her in death.
Viola was a former member of Cataract Baptist Church and was a co-business owner with Robert Thienes.
She is survived by her children Brenda Mason and her husband Jon of Greenwood, IN, Peggy Huffman and her husband Dave of Indianapolis, IN, Larry Thienes and his wife Margarita of Greenville, SC, Nancy Blakley of Fishers, IN; brother Donald Chastain and his wife Trina; sister Bonnie York; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.
In addition to her husband and parents she is preceded in death by her sons Eddie Thienes and Robert J. Thienes Jr., sister Dolly Foland; brothers Morry Chastain, Paul Chastain, Fred Chastain, and Kenny Chastain.
Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, June 16th,2020 at 12:30pm at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale. Visitation will be Tuesday, from 10:30am until the service time of 12:30pm at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis. Online condolences can be made a www.whitakerfuneralhome.net
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