Ivan "Bud" Joholski

Ivan “Bud” Joholski, age 96 of Viola, WI, died Wednesday, January 9, 2019. 

Sample ImageWWII Veteran Ivan “Bud” Joholski, 96, of Viola, WI, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Vernon Memorial Hospital with his family by his side.


Ivan was born on July 24, 1922 in Brainerd, MN to Raymond and Alta Ellen (Martin). Bud was the loving husband of the late Ada Egge. They were married on February 4, 1948. He made Viola his home for 65 years raising his family, building up his community and playing euchre at every chance he got.


Bud’s life will live on through his children: Gary, Sheila (partner Kim), Vicki (David), Cary (Lynn); grandchildren: Neil, Cynthia, Erik, Kara (P.J.), Jason, Tracy, Jon, Steven, and Karina; great-grandchildren: Ryanne, Sonya, Haley, Aubrey, Chance, Jaida, Mason, and Rilee; three great-great-grandchildren; and more recently his wife, Joy and her children, Albert, Cheryl and Jimmy.


He was preceded in death by; his first wife Ada; and his daughters: Emily Kay and Jean Ann.


If love alone could have saved you, you would have outlived us all. We love you.


Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 14, 2019 at the Viola United Methodist Church. The Rev. Dr. Hong-Lim Park will officiate with burial and military honors to follow in the Viola Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday, January 13, 2019 from 2-4 p.m. at the Vosseteig Funeral Home’s Henthorn Memorial Center with an Eagle’s service at 2:45pm and a Masonic service at 3:45pm.


In lieu of plants or flowers, memorials may be made to Vernon Memorial Hospice, or to the Viola American Legion.


Online Condolences may be offered at www.VossFH.com.


The Vosseteig Funeral Home’s Henthorn Memorial Center is serving the family.

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