Viola D. Lilienthal, 100 of Bloomington passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on Monday February 18, 2019 at 9:20 AM.\r\nThere will be a funeral service for Viola at 11 AM on Tuesday February 26, 1919 at Beck Memorial Home in Bloomington. Pastors Dale & Tammy Miller will officiate. There will be a visitation Monday February 25, 2019 from 5-7 pm at the Memorial Home. Interment will be in Park Hill Cemetery in Bloomington. \r\nViola was born in Shirley, IL to Edward and Gertie Dowers Meredith on February 3, 2019. She married Chris Lilienthal on December 24, 1934 in Danvers. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two children Jacob Lilienthal and Nancy Griffin.\r\nViola is survived by one daughter Mary (Warren Slagel) Schroeder of Bloomington, seventeen grandchildren, and numerous great and great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.\r\nShe retired from Beich's Candy Company in Bloomington. She enjoyed the outdoors, people, puzzles and watching TV game shows. She attended Harvest Family Worship Centre and loved spending time at St. Mary's soup kitchen.\r\nMemorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital.