Violet Smith(1933 - 2013)

Violet Smith

Violet Smith, age 79, died unexpectedly at her residence in Sioux Falls of natural causes on July 1, 2013.

Violet Stoecker was born at Hosmer, SD on July 14, 1933 to William and Christine (Ehresmann) Stoecker.

She is survived by one son - Sgt Shane (Brenda) Smith of Denver, CO and one daughter - Tammy Jo (Dennis) Zingmark of Madison. Four grandchildren. One brother - John Stoecker of Eugene, OR. Three sisters - Elnora Job of Sacramento, CA, Virginia Pitt of Lompoc, CA and Orma Vetch of Aberdeen, SD.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a grandson and three brothers.

Memorial services will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, July 5, 2013 at Weiland Funeral Chapel. Inurment will be in Graceland Cemetery.

She grew up in Hosmer before moving to Aberdeen. She moved to Huron in 1963 and moved to Sioux Falls in 1982 where she worked at west side Walmart for 23 years.

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Funeral Home

Weiland Funeral Chapel
320 N Egan Ave Madison, SD 57042
(605) 256-2870

Published in The Argus Leader on July 3, 2013