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Violet S. Winter Hesselbacher
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Birth: Sep. 26, 1915
Jo Daviess County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 9, 2003
Jo Daviess County
Illinois, USA

Rockford Register Star (IL) - June 11, 2003
Deceased Name: Violet L. Hesselbacher, 87

ELIZABETH - Violet L. Hesselbacher, 87, of Elizabeth died Monday, June 9, 2003, in Galena Stauss Hospital. Born Sept. 26, 1915, to Wilmer and Minnie (Wolford) Winter in Guilford Township on the family farm. A Galena High School graduate. Violet married Ralph F. Hesselbacher on Feb. 15, 1936, in Galena. Member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Elizabeth. She was a homemaker and had farmed with her husband near Elizabeth. Violet especially loved the time she spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, quilt piecing, canning, and playing golf and euchre. Survivors include three sons, Eugene (Vivian) of McConnell, Ronald of Penbroke Pines, Fla., and Wayne (Lynne) of Elizabeth two daughters, Verlee Kassel of Rockford and Kay Hesselbacher of Elgin nine grandchildren eight great-grandchildren three brothers, Fred Winter of Scales Mound and Carl and Clarence (Rita) Winter, both of Galena and six sisters, Helen Bell of Galena, Lucille Brown of Apple River, Mona Bodell of Hazel Green, Wis., Virginia (Edmund) Berlage of Elizabeth, Sarah Werner of Scales Mound and Clara Westphal of Elizabeth. Predeceased by husband on July 28, 1978, in Rochester, Minn. son, Ralph Jr. brother, Michael son-in-law, David and daughter-in-law, Peggy.
Services at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 12, in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Harvey Nicholson officiating. Burial in Massbach Cemetery. Visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, in Law-Jones Funeral Home, 107 S. Main St. A memorial fund has been established in Violet's name for the Elizabeth Community Ambulance Service. 6-11-2

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  Wilmer Lenard Winter (1885 - 1963)
  Minnie Wolford Winter (1886 - 1970)
  Ralph Hesselbacher (1913 - 1978)
  Helen K. Winter Bell (1914 - 2014)*
  Violet S. Winter Hesselbacher (1915 - 2003)
  Carl B. Winter (1917 - 2008)*
  Clara Winter Westphal (1926 - 2007)*
*Calculated relationship
Massbach Cemetery
Jo Daviess County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Deborah Ridgway
Record added: Aug 12, 2010
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Violet S. <i>Winter</i> Hesselbacher
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