Viola Prettol |

Viola Prettol

Viola Cecilia Prettol died March 4 at her home in Grass Valley. She was 79.

Visitation for family and friends will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 10, at Hooper and Weaver Mortuary in Nevada City. Services will follow at 11 a.m. Burial will take place at San Carlos Catholic Cemetery in Monterey.

Mrs. Prettol was born June 16, 1928, in Kalamazoo, Mich., to Alva and Viola Long. She graduated from Los Gatos High School. She married Arthur Prettol in 1973. She enjoyed fishing and bowling.

Mrs. Prettol is survived by her sisters Maxine Bean of Texas and Lorraine Curran of Florida; brother-in-law, Don Bean of Texas; son, Wayne Miller of Grass Valley; daughter-in-law, Laurie Miller of Grass Valley; daughter, Sharon Powlison of Hawaii; son-in-law, Dan Powlison of Hawaii; granddaughters Jamie Chappel, Heather Miller, Kasey Miller, Erin Miller, Patty Livingston and Alyssa Miller, all of Grass Valley, Stephanie Allison of Hawaii, Angela Wibben of Oregon and Amber Miller of Kansas; grandsons Ronnie Chappel, Jody Livingston, David Livingston, Tim Miller, Tyler Miller and John Miller, all of Grass Valley, and Ardy Wibben of Oregon; great-granddaughters Breanna Livingston of Grass Valley, Breanna and Emily Wibben of Oregon and Katlin Miller of Kansas; great-grandsons Nolan Chappel, Josh Miller, Sean Miller, Skylar Miller and Ryan Chappel, all of Grass Valley, Jesse and Jacob Wibben of Oregon and Jayden Miller of Kansas; nephews Paul Bean, Don Bean Jr., Daniel Guirrea and Daniel Guirrea Jr.; and niece, Cheryl Guirrea of Texas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Prettol.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Foothills.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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