Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Friday, January 30, 2015 at 07:16:37 :
Friday, February 28, 1975
Funeral has been held for Viola Niemela, a five-year resident of San Rafael.
Mrs. Niemela died Monday at a local convalescent hospital after a long illness. She was 82.
Mrs. Niemela was born and reared in Alameda. She lived in San Francisco for 30 years, where she was head of the parcel post department at the City of Paris department store for many years. She had lived in San Mateo for some 20 years before she came to Marin.
Mrs. Niemela was the wife of the late Charles Niemela.
She is survived by a daughter, Inez Gancel of San Rafael and one granddaughter.
Burial was at Tamalpais Cemetery, San Rafael.
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