LAKELAND - Violet Heltman, 83, passed away peacefully on February 28, 2013 due to heart failure.
She was born in Omaha, NE, to Simeon and Francis Denich. She worked in sewing at Woolrich Woolen Mills in Howard, PA, Piper Aircraft, and Sunshine Cap in Lakeland, FL.
Violet was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Raymond Heltman (June 2012), son, Ronald Heltman, and her brothers, Tom and Louis Denich. Violet is survived by her sister, Rose Mistovich of Omaha, NE, son, Ray (April) Heltman of Naples, FL, daughter, Janet (Neil) Stebbins of Lakeland, FL, three grandchildren, Travis (Aimie) Heltman of Freetown, IN, Christina (Matt) Compton of Columbus, IN, and Jonathan (Kimberly) Stebbins of Lakeland, FL, and great grandchildren, Quentin and Abigail Heltman, and Curtis and Gracie Compton of IN.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 1 pm at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 1105 South Dossey Road, Lakeland, FL.
Condolences may be sent to the family atwww.heathfuneralchapel.com