Violet M. (Carlson) Loebs, 97, of Hudson, passed away March 17, 2012, at Laurel Lake Community Crown Center in Hudson.
Born July 5, 1914, on the west side of Cleveland, she had lived in Cleveland before moving to Claridon Township in 1953, and then retiring to Hudson in 1996.
Mrs. Loebs had worked for the Illuminating Company in Cleveland for 12 years before purchasing land in Claridon Township to open a custard stand. In 1952, she and her husband broke ground for Jacques High Chapparel Mobile Home Park, which they enjoyed running for 33 years before retiring in 1985.
In March of 1937, Violet M. Carlson met the love of her life, Jacques Loebs. They went on two dates and he asked her to marry him. On Feb. 19, 1938. They spent 62 wonderful years together before he preceded her in death Nov. 17, 2000.
Violet enjoyed music, history and animals. She was a supporter of the Geauga County Historical Society, Hiram College, Geauga County Humane Society and was very active in her community. She was also a member of the Church of St. Mary in Chardon.
Survivors are her nieces, Susan Carlson and Laura Foster; and nephew, Steven Carlson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar Frederick and Aino (nee Johannason) Carlson.
Memorial services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, March 26, 2012, at The Chapel at Laurel Lake Community, 200 Laurel Lake Drive, Hudson. The Rev. Mary Tatman, Chaplain of Laurel Lake Community will officiate. Private family burial will be held at a later date.
Contributions are suggested to Geauga County Historical Society, P.O. Box 153, Burton, OH 44021.
Arrangements are being handled by The Burr Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
Information and online condolences at www.burrservice.com.