Duluth - Viola “Vi” D. Inman, 83, of Duluth, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 at St. Eligius Health Care Center.
Vi was born on Oct. 12, 1930 in Holt Township to John and Olga Johnson of Holt. She was united in marriage to Wendell “Smokey” Inman in June 1948 in Roseau.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wendell; her parents; and children, Julie Anderson, Dean and Loren “Little Smokey.”
Vi is survived by her sons, Jerry (Cathy), Terry (Carolyn), Robbie (Rachel), Steve (Debbie), Jim (Kris), and Darrell (Michelle); numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; and son-in-law Dennis Anderson. Vi is also survived by her twin bother, Vernon Johnson of Fargo, N.D.; sisters, Angie Swenson of Proctor, Jules Fermenich of West Allis, Wis.; and Ruby Moen of Thief River Falls; her brother, Lyle Johnson, Thief River Falls; her sister-in-law, Jerry Johnson of Alameda, Calf.; her brother-in-law, Loren Swenson of Proctor; and many loving nieces and nephews and other relatives.