Viola (Rudes) Homer, 72, a longtime resident of 
the Sky Valley, passed away Monday evening, November 14, 2016. She was born on August 19, 1944 in Seattle, Washington, daughter of the late Arthur L. and Lilly (Bonamy) Rudes.
 Vi worked for many years in the Monroe, Riverview and Twisp school districts. She is survived by three children: Keri (Russ) Pauli, Moses Lake, WA; Tami Lynn, 
Gold Bar, WA;  and Jason (Gina) Homer, Humble, Texas. 
She is also survived by eleven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
The family will host a gathering to honor Viola on Saturday, March 11, from 3-5pm, at The Maltby Community Club, 8711-206th St. SE, Snohomish, WA 98296.