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Viola (Arras) Wetzel

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Viola C. Wetzel formerly Arras
Born 1910s.
Ancestors ancestors
[children unknown]
Died 2010s.
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Profile last modified 22 Apr 2019 | Created 18 Apr 2019
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Viola Arras [1] was born Sep 23, 1918 in Illinois.

She was the daughter of John Arras and Christina Schroeder. [1]

Viola married Charles Wetzel about 1936, probably in or near East Carondelet or Columbia, Illinois.
Charles and Viola had six children. (They were also foster parents of seven other children.)

In July, 1967, Mrs Charles (Viola) Wetzel of Columbia, Illinois was mentioned as a surviving daughter of Christine Arras on her funeral card. [1]

Christina Arras Funeral Card

Viola died at the age of 98 on May 17, 2017.
She is buried in Lake View Memorial Gardens in Fairview Heights, St. Clair County, Illinois.

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  • obituary
  • death certificate
  • burial location COMPLETED!
  • will and/or probate file
  • Social Security Index and/or Application


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Monroe County ILGenWeb, "Monroe County (IL) Funeral Card images". Unless otherwise noted, all images were provided by Vernon Ritter. (8 Nov 2018); Christina Arras Funeral Card; link:

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