Viola K. Van Ness, 82, Ohio St. Watertown, wife of Earl E. Van Ness, passed away Wednesday, July 30 at the Samaritan Medical Center. Calling hours are scheduled for Sunday August 3rd from 1 pm - 4 pm at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home. The funeral mass is scheduled for Monday August 4th at Holy Family Church at a time to be announced. A complete obituary will follow on Saturday. Arrangements are with the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home.