Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Violet M. Van Vleet of Zimmerman, formerly of Kimball, died peacefully at her home Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011. She was 81.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, at Dare's Funeral Home at 805 Main Street NW in Elk River, with visitation two hours prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Violet was preceded in death by her parents Earl and Doris Blair; husband Myron; daughter Karen Deschene; grandson Aaron Van Vleet; and brothers Lawrence and James Blair.
She is survived by her children Keith Van Vleet, Colleen (and Frank) Becker, Kathy (and Charley) Smith, Kevin Van Vleet, Kim O'Leary, Kay Van Vleet, Kyle Van Vleet (and fiance Denise West), and Kelly Van Vleet; 21 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
Memorials are preferred.