Nelson, Violet S. Loney – Obituary

Violet Nelson, 80, a resident of the Washington Odd Fellows Home, died there April 7, 1996. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Herring Funeral Home, 315 W. Alder St. The funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Assumption Catholic Church with the Rev. Otto Koltzenburg officiating for both services. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery, 2120 S. Second Ave.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s or American Diabetes associations through the funeral home. Mrs. Nelson was born Feb. 22, 1916, in Waitsburg to William D. and Evangeline Strobel Loney.

She worked at Woolworth’s Department Store. She married Vincent Nelson Sr. April 19, 1944 in Walla Walla. A dedicated mother and grandmother, she raised five children and was involved in many of their activities. Mr. Nelson died in 1989.

She enjoyed traveling and had a wonderful sense of humor. She was a member of Assumption Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters, St. Theresa’s Altar Society and Lady Elks No. 287.

Surviving are two daughters, Rosemary Dawson of Middletown, Md., and Pam Neill of Richland; three sons, Joseph Nelson Jr. of Richland and David and Edward Nelson, both of Walla Walla; a brother, Delbert Loney of Walla Walla; eight grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by three sisters; and seven brothers.

Walla Walla Union Bulletin, April 9, 1996
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman



Collection: United States Obituaries.

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