Nature 19

Violet Faye (Strasser) Wolfram

June 24, 1928 ~ November 3, 2019 (age 91)


Violet Faye Wolfram, 91, of Lakeville passed away Sunday, November 3, 2019. She was born June 24, 1928 in Kenosha, Wisconsin to the late Oscar and Verda Strasser. On March 7, 1946 in Norfolk, Virginia, she married the love of her life, Charles “Chuck” Wolfram, who preceded her in death on January 29, 2009.

Violet is survived by her daughters, Lora Wolfram, Lyanna Wolfram, and Linda (Dean) Ross; nine grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and two sisters. In addition to her husband and parents, Violet is preceded by one son, Mark Wolfram; and four brothers.

Violet grew up on a farm and was responsible for collecting eggs from the chickens, canning, cooking and baking. She made the best bread and cinnamon rolls. Later in life, she worked as a nurse and in claims for MFA insurance. Violet and her husband, Chuck, were local business owners as well, starting Wolfram Hardware Store in North Liberty and Ultra-glas Manufacturing in Lakeville. Violet was a loving mother and grandmother. She loved all animals, cooking and baking, and making sure her candy dishes were always filled for the grandchildren. Violet never knew a stranger, and enjoyed talking to everyone she met.

Visitation for Violet will be held on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 5-7 PM at Palmer Funeral Home, within the Palmer Community Complex, 601 N. Michigan Street, Lakeville. A graveside funeral service will be held at 1:30 PM on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Southlawn Cemetery, 61430 US 31 South, South Bend.

Contributions in memory of Violet may be made to Resale to the Rescue, 905 W. McKinley Ave, Mishawaka, IN 46545.

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November 6, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Palmer Funeral Home within the Palmer Community Complex
601 N. Michigan St.
Lakeville, IN 46536

Graveside Service
November 7, 2019

1:30 PM
Southlawn Cemetery
61300 US 31 South
South Bend, IN 46614


Resale to the Rescue
905 W McKinley Ave., Mishawaka IN 46545

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