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 Violet Rose <I>Kelley</I> Nettleton-Vitas

Violet Rose Kelley Nettleton-Vitas

Montana, USA
Death 24 Jun 2012 (aged 96)
Meadow Vista, Placer County, California, USA
Burial Auburn, Placer County, California, USA
Memorial ID 92766691 · View Source
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Violet Rose Nettleton-Vitas
4/29/1916 - 6/24/2012

Born April 29, 1916 in Montana City, Montana. Passed away in her home June 24, 2012, at the age of 96.

A Meadow Vista Resident for 74 years. Mother of nine children, over 60 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Survived by two sons, James and Harry Nettleton; five daughters, Verona Alford, Sylvia Lloyd, Marlene Hogaboom, and Virginia and Marilyn Nettleton. Violet was preceded in death by her husbands H.E. Nettleton in 1971 and LeRoy Vitas in 2006.

Vi was active in many community activities over the years, including the Friendly Neighbor Club and Meadow Vista Grange. On July 15, 2011, Vi was awarded a Meritorious Service Award from the California State Grange for 65 years of service with Meadow Vista Grange #721.

Violet Nettleton and H.E. Nettleton built their saw mill in 1938; years later they built the Nettleton's Mobile Home Park in 1963.

A viewing will be held Sunday, July 1, 2012 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Chapel of the Hills, 1331 Lincoln Way, Auburn, Calif. A funeral service will be held Monday, July 2, 2012 at 11 a.m., with a graveside service at New Auburn Cemetery, 1040 Collins Drive, Auburn, Calif., following the funeral. A celebration of her life will follow the services at the Meadow Vista Grange #721.

Published in Gold Country Media Newspapers from June 29 to July 1, 2012 .

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  • Created by: Glenda Ragan
  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92766691
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Violet Rose Kelley Nettleton-Vitas (29 Apr 1916–24 Jun 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92766691, citing New Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Placer County, California, USA ; Maintained by Glenda Ragan (contributor 47164677) .