Groton - Violet Lois (Kyle) Ehrig, 98, of Groton for the past 17 years and formerly of Colorado Springs, Colo., passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at the Groton Regency Senior Living Center.
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She was a homemaker, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. Violet was born on Aug. 8, 1914, in Chicago, Ill., to the late Edward and Grace (Shanahan) Kyle. She attended schools in Chicago and later served her country stateside in the war effort of World War II.
She married Frank L. Ehrig on June 12, 1948 in Los Angeles, Calif. She was an amazing wife and mother and while living in Colorado Springs was a parishioner of Divine Redeemer Catholic Church. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles and was a gifted porcelain painter.
She is survived by her daughter, Diane and husband, Stephen Bowles, of Gales Ferry; and her three wonderful grandchildren, Ian Bowles of Gales Ferry, Cara Bowles of Groton, and Eric Bowles of Boston, Mass.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Frank, in 1978. Also preceding her were her four brothers, Edward, Russell, Robert and William Kyle.
Violet will be best remembered for her feistiness and the beautiful porcelain plates and cups she shared with family and friends.
Memorial Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at the Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel, Colorado Springs, Colo. Inurnment will follow at the Chapel Mausoleum. Memorials in her name may be made to the
Online Condolences may be left at ShrineOfRemembrance.com
Published in The Day on Nov. 18, 2012