Viola Maxine Curtis, age 83 of North Platte, passed away Thursday January 10, 2019 at Great Plains Health.
Viola was born November 14, 1935 at Los Animas, CO to Joseph R. and Dorothy M. (Thaden) Nolting. She grew up and attended schools in Ogallala, NE, Crook, CO, graduating from Brady, NE in 1954. On May 14, 1954 she married Virgil O. Major and they spent the next 19 ½ years in the Navy. To their union 3 children were born, Richard, Susan and Charles. Virgil passed away on May 17,1974 and their son Richard in August of 2000. In September of 1979 she met Bobby D. Curtis and they were married on December 18, 1982. Bobby passed away December 5, 2005.
Viola is survived by daughter Susan Seevers of North Platte; son Charles (Denise) Major of North Platte; step children Kevin (Vickie) Curtis of North Platte, Terry Curtis of St. Cloud, FL, Jeff Curtis of Harmony, FL, and Carol Snider of St. Cloud, FL; grandchildren Justin, Vance, Tasha, Charlie, Gabby and Dalton; step grandchildren, Joe, Mandy, Jeff, Miranda and Jeremy; 7 great grandchildren;6 step great grandchildren; sisters Eunice (Del) Shirley of Tyler, TX and Opal Timmer of Victoria, TX; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Dorothy Nolting; 2 husbands Virgil Major and Bobby Curtis; son Richard Major; son-in-law Doug Seevers; siblings Ivan (Judy) Nolting, Ken (Lena) Nolting, Velma Weiss and Hazel Habel; and step great grandson Braxton Curtis.
Memorials are suggested in her name and online condolences may be shared at www.adamsswanson.com. Cremation was chosen, and graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday January 14, 2019 at Ft. McPherson National Cemetery with Pastor Job Vigil officiating. Those wishing to do so may sign the register book from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Friday January 11, 2019 at Adams and Swanson Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.