Obituary for Viora N. Harshbarger

Viora N. Harshbarger

Viora N. Harshbarger, age  98, of Warsaw, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 6:35 p.m. at Brookdale Senior Living, Valparaiso, Indiana. Viora was born on October 25, 1922 in Hammond, Indiana to Harold and Francis (Prohl) Zuver. She was united in marriage to Gilbert F. Harshbarger on June 6, 1941 in Hammond, Indiana, who passed away March 23, 2015.

Viora was a graduate of Hammond High School.   She was an assistant kindergarten teacher at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Warsaw, as well as an accomplished seamstress, baker, and homemaker.

Viora is survived by children, Susan M. (Ronald) Kostrzeba,  Mark (Kathy) Harshbarger; grandchildren, James Yocum, Dr. Kenin  (Alan Rosolowski) Krieger, Kerisa (Robert) Shiflett, Jeremy Kostrzeba, Terri (Sam Smith) Verbeeran, Kimberly A Copeland, Doug (Jodi) Harshbarger, Kerry (Bruce) Johnson and Shelly (Andy) Knepp.  Also surviving are 22 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by husband, Gilbert Harshbarger, and a daughter Judy Triezenberg.

A public visitation will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. EST, on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw.  Funeral service and Interment will be private with Reverend Galen Drawbaugh officiating the services.

 Due to current COVID-19 recommendations, masks are required.  The public is kindly requested to provide their own. Social distancing is strongly encouraged.

Memorial donations may be made to

Redeemer Lutheran Church (For the Children)

1720 E. Center St.

Warsaw, Indiana 46580

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