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Violet Elene Taylor Powell
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Birth: Nov. 28, 1916
Death: Jun. 13, 2004
Richland Center
Richland County
Wisconsin, USA

BOAZ - Violet Elene (Taylor) Powell, age 87, of Boaz, died on Sunday, June 13, 2004, at the Pine Valley Manor Healthcare. Violet was born on her mother's birthday, Nov. 28, 1916. She was the 13th child of William Christopher and Lucy Annice (Slayback) Taylor.

She married Richard Powell on Dec. 16, 1933. Two daughters were born to them, Peggy Annice and Priscilla Janice. Violet ran the family grocery store in Excelsior. Later, she was bookkeeper at Piggy Wiggly, the Richland County Bank, and Indian Hollow Farms. She was also employed by H.U.D.

Richard was a teacher for 46 years, and both did income taxes and held township offices in Richwood and Dayton. Violet had a lifelong love of music, serving as church organist, playing for and singing with her family, and providing music for weddings and funerals. Her greatest love was managing and playing for the Unity Quartet.

She is survived by her daughters, Peggy and Bud Rohn and Priscilla and Lyle Williams; her grandchildren, DeAnne (Fred) Kepler, Duane (Sherri) Rohn, Douglas (Rhonda) Rohn and Kristine (Dean) Stodola; eight great-grandchildren, Joshua, Amanda and Luke Kepler, Adam and Andy Rohn, and Taylor, Emily and Claire Rohn; and a sister, Isolene Sanigiacomo of Santa Rosa, Calif.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; 12 siblings; and a grandson, Daryn Rohn.

Visitation will be held at the PRATT MEMORIAL CHAPEL, Richland Center, on Saturday, June 19, 2004, from 8 a.m. until the time of service at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the Boaz Cemetery at a later date. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Christopher Taylor (1873 - 1966)
  Lucy Annice Slaback Taylor (1879 - 1954)
 
 Spouse:
  Richard Lewis Powell (1911 - 1991)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ruby D Taylor Lemoine (1898 - 1971)*
  Lelia Louise Taylor Daly (1907 - 1998)*
  Violet Elene Taylor Powell (1916 - 2004)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Boaz Cemetery
Richland County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: El Memorializer
Record added: Jan 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32739717
 


- El Memorializer
 Added: Oct. 13, 2010
 
 
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