Violet Siemering, age 92, Green Bay, formerly of Madison, passed away on Saturday, December 28, 2013. Violet was born in Marathon County near Milon, Wisconsin on January 15, 1921, daughter of the late Ernest and Clara (Olson) Kramer. She attended vocational school in Wausau and became a secretary.
She married Virgil Siemering on June 21, 1946. After a short stay in Omaha, Nebraska, they moved to Madison in 1953.
Violet enjoyed being a homemaker and was known for her good cooking. Violet and Virgil enjoyed ballroom dancing and loved to travel. Violet also enjoyed volunteering for the Red Cross, Bethel Parish Shop and as a tour guide at the Governor's Mansion. When she became a Grandmother, Violet had a good time baby- sitting, playing games, and taking her grandchildren to movies. After moving to Green Bay, Violet looked forward to hearing her son, John play in the Allouez Village Band. Violet also started a 500 card club at Woodside Oaks Senior Apartments.
Violet was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil on December 6, 1989, as well as her brother Orin Kramer. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, John (Shelly) Siemering; grandchildren, Laura and Matthew. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held at Woodside Lutheran Nursing Home Chapel, 1040 Pilgrim Way, Ashwaubenon on Thursday, January 2, 2014 from 1:00 pm until the time of the service at 2:00 pm with the Rev. Steve Apfel officiating. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park, Monona, WI. Online condolences may be expressed at www.lyndahl.com.
The family extends a special thank you to the staff and caregivers of Woodside Senior Communities for the wonderful care they provided during Violet's stay in Green Bay. The family would also like to thank the staff of Unity Hospice for their kind and compassionate care.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Violet's name to be given to Woodside Lutheran Chapel or Unity Hospice.
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Dec. 30 to Dec. 31, 2013