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Violet Rose Coen


1921 - 2011 Obituary Condolences
Violet Rose Hiller Coen was born in Bower, W.VA on February 20, 1921 to Minnie Elizabeth and Francis Hiller, the youngest of 5 children. Shortly after her birth the family moved to Mooseheart Child City in Mooseheart, IL where Violet was raised and attended school. After graduating in 1939, she met the man who would become her life partner, Joseph Erin Coen, and they married on June 29, 1940. Violet and Joe moved to Lawndale, CA (now El Camino Village) with their four daughters in 1951. Violet went to work for Dr. William Bailey in Redondo Beach as a nurse, and spent many wonderful years there until her retirement. In 1980 Violet and Joe moved to Mt. Shasta, CA to begin their retirement. Violet was a volunteer for 25 years at the Mt. Shasta Mercy Medical Hospital Auxiliary. She loved the work and the people she encountered there. They joined the EV Free Church and were members for 26 years. Violet enjoyed traveling, reading mystery novels, watching westerns on television, and spending time with her friends and family. Violet went to the Lord she loved on April 29, 2011. She was predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Joseph Coen, and her daughter, Cristeen Moore. She is survived by her daughters, Eileen Marcotte of Torrance, Kathleen (Gary) Gloyne of Mt. Shasta, and Colleen (Rodney) Lineweber of Cypress. Violet leaves 8 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at EV Free Church, Mt. Shasta on May 6, 2011. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on May 22, 2011
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