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 Violet E <I>Nelson</I> Erkkila

Violet E Nelson Erkkila

Maple, Douglas County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 12 Jun 2005 (aged 85)
Superior, Douglas County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Wentworth, Douglas County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 45047837 · View Source
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Violet E Erkkila, 85, Poplar, died Sunday, June 12, 2005, in the Villa-Marina Health Facility. She was born on Feb 22, 1920, to Axel and Sandra (Maki) Nelson in Maple, and was a longtime Maple and Town of Lakeside resident. She married Walter Erkkila on Oct 28, 1941, in Wyandote, MI and celebrated 63 years of marriage.

Violet and her husband owned and operated the family dairy farm in the Town of Lakeside for many years. She was also an avid gardener, cook, baker and crafter. She was a longtime member of the Lakeside Homemakers Club.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother and sister-in-law, Norman and Anna Nelson.

In addition to her husband, Walter, Violet is survived by one son, David (Dione) of Ashland; one daughter, Ruth Erkkila of St Paul, MN; two grandchildren, Dale (Nancy) Erkkila of Omaha, NE and Dana Martin, Ft Worth, TX; three great-grandchildren, Hannah, Grace and Kaitlyn; one brother-in-law, Rudolph (Clarice) Erkkila of Superior; a foster son, Donald Sullivan of Bayfield; and several nieces and nephews.

Interment will be in Lakeside Cemetery.

(Ashland Daily Press)

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  • Created by: Oscar Sandstrom
  • Added: 2 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 45047837
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Violet E Nelson Erkkila (22 Feb 1920–12 Jun 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 45047837, citing Lakeside Cemetery, Wentworth, Douglas County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Oscar Sandstrom (contributor 47115482) .