Violet F. Anderson, age 88, of Rhinelander died on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at Taylor Park Nursing Home after a long battle with COPD. She was born on November 20, 1922 in Fenwood, WI, the daughter of Wilbert and Barbara (Schoenfuss) Alt. She loved being around and taking care of her family especially at Christmas when they would all gather to enjoy good food, good company and her beautifully decorated Christmas house. She also enjoyed caring for the beautiful flowers in her yard. May she go from darkness to light.
Violet is survived by her daughter Nan (Tom) Moritz of Rhinelander, Victoria (Don) Brown of Eagle Point, Oregon; her sister Barbara (Jim) Mangold and brother Lee Alt of Hall, Montana, two granddaughters Wendy Moritz and Heidi (Jason) Shurkay of Faribalult, MN a great grandson Tommy Fredericks of Rhinelander and a great granddaughter Rose Shurkay of Faribault, MN. She was preceded in death by her husbands Wilbur Pecore and John Anderson, and her daughter Bonnie Jersey of Grants Pass, OR.
There will not be a service at her request. Violet will be laid to rest next to her husband, Wilbur Pecore in St Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Rhinelander's Hildebrand Russ Funeral Home, (715)365-4343 is assisting the family with arrangements all are invited to sign Violet's guestbook at hildebrandfh.com.