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Violet V. Pendleton

August 11, 1926 March 8, 2019
Violet V. Pendleton
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Violet V. Pendleton
Howell, MI

Her Legacy…Violet Pendleton, age 92, passed away March 8, 2019. Violet was born August 11, 1926 in Eckerman, MI to Samuel and Grace B. (DeVore) VanGilder. Violet enjoyed taking trips to her cottage in Kalkaska. She loved to read and spend time with her kitties, Gracie and Chloe. Violet was a waitress for many years, but is retired from Valeron Corp. of Madison Heights. Violet’s greatest joy was her family and she will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Her Family…Violet is survived by her loving family; children, Robert Pendleton, Deborah Kaufman, Dessely Lawson, Penny Prieskorn and Allen Pendleton; 15 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 2 great- great grandchildren; and her sister, Dorothy Eck. She is preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Grace; brothers Derwin and Elwin VanGilder and sister Vanita Hamilton.

Her Farewell…Private services were held for Violet. There will be a memorial celebration of our mother, Violet, in the spring. Date and location will be announced. Please leave a message of comfort to the Pendleton family by calling 1.877.231.7900 or sign the guestbook at

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