Viola M. Neeser, 71 year-old resident of Pierz, MN formerly of Brainerd, MN passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at the Harmony House in Pierz, MN. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at St. Mathias Catholic Church in St. Mathias, MN. Burial will be at the St. Mathias Parish Cemetery in St. Mathias. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday at the Shelley-Virnig Funeral Chapel in Pierz and one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church. A parish prayer service will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday at the Shelley-Virnig Funeral Chapel.