September 2, 1953—January 8, 2018
Viola passed away on January 8, 2018 in Elko, NV at the age of 64. Viola was born to Dennis and Teresena Duran on September 2, 1953. She was raised in Leadville, CO where she finished high school and worked for Salida Building and Loan. She married Phillip Chacon on June 14, 1974. After 34 years in Leadville the family moved to Elko. Viola worked at NNRH for 25 years. She will be fondly remembered for being a compassionate and loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Viola loved spending time with her family, but most of all her grandchildren and two dogs, Makita and Layla.
Viola is survived by her husband Phillip, son Patrick (Christina), son Vincent (Alice) and daughter Andrea (Scotty); grandchildren Matthew, Makayla, Mason, Maxton, Macie, Noah, Hyde, Kaylee, Dylan and Ashlyn. She is also survived by her siblings Tommy Duran, Bertha (Charlie) Brannen, Mary (Ken) Olsen and Danny (Karla) Duran.
A viewing and Rosary will be held Wednesday January 10th at 5:00 pm at Burns Funeral Home. Mass will be at 11:00am Thursday, January 11, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.