Violet Kaiser

Funeral services for Violet Kaiser were held on Friday, March 17, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Winner. Burial was in the Winner City Cemetery. Mason Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Violet was born May 23, 1927 to Peter and Hulda (Redlinger) Fischer three miles south of Colome and delivered by a midwife. She was baptized July 31, 1927 and was confirmed August 24, 1941 both at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in McNeely. Violet attended all eight years of grade school at New Lake country school and four years of high school in Colome. After graduation in 1945 she was accepted into Springfield Teachers College where she attended one and a half years of college. After graduating with a teaching degree she taught three years in country schools until her dad needed her help on the farm. Violet was the oldest of four children so therefore she helped her dad in the field plowing, disking and mowing hay. Violet met Ruben and were married on April 6, 1947 at Zion Lutheran Church of Colome. To this union three daughters were born: Cheryl in 1948, Janet in 1949 and Garnet in 1952. After they were married they lived on Ruben’s dad’s farm near Millboro where they lived ten years. In 1957 they bought the William Dohmen place three miles north of Colome where they farmed and raised livestock. For several years they traveled to Arizona and Texas for part of the winter. When Ruben’s health began to fail they sold their farm and moved to Winner in 1991. She enjoyed gardening and flowers. In January 2012 she moved to the Golden Prairie Manor. She was placed in the Winner Regional Long Term Care Center on March 6, 2017 where she resided until the time of her death. Violet was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church where she sang in the choir for many years. She served as president of the Trinity Lutheran Ladies Aide and was also a member of the Sully Homemakers Extension Club for several years. She was also a member of the Area Retired Teachers Association and the Winner VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Violet Mae (Fischer) Kaiser, 89, of Winner passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017 at the Winner Regional Long Term Care Center. She is survived by her three daughters: Cheryl Schroeder of Winner, Janet Kaiser of Pierre and Garnet Krizan of Colorado Springs, CO; four grandchildren: Michael Krizan and Michelle (Michael) L’Hotta of Colorado Springs, CO, Nichole Schroeder of Spearfish and Darcy Schroeder of Winner; brother Vernon (Irene) Fischer of Apache Junction, AZ; sisters-in-law Clara Vobr, Eileen Kaiser and Judy Swartz; six greatgrandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ruben, of 50 years; her parents, sisters Betty Drath, Marjorie (Joan) Taggart; brothers-in-law Melvin Drath, Fredrick (Fritz) Kaiser, Hienie Kaiser and Arthur (Bud) Kaiser; sisters-in-law Edna Wicker, Leona (Kaiser) Ellis, Verlene Kaiser and Idalee Kaiser.

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