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  • "Rest in Peace, Violet. You were a wonderful woman with a..."
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Wesley United Methodist Church
1343 E Barstow Ave
Fresno, CA 93710

Violet Mae Steitz, age 93, of Fresno, CA, passed at 5:15 a.m. on Thursday, November 9, 2017, at San Joaquín Gardens. She was born on February 27, 1924, in Delano, CA, to Frank and Doris Dibble. She married William Steitz on August 29, 1943, at Brooks Air Force Base in San Antonio, TX. Violet loved to cook and entertain for guests and family. On her free time, she enjoyed playing bridge and cribbage. She loved to travel, and has seen different parts of the world, from Australia to France, London to Italy. Most of all she loved her family. She is survived by her grandchildren, Brooks Shelton, Jerimiah Sanchez, Christine Abell, and Bill Steitz; and great-grandchildren, Caidn Shelton, Cole Steitz, Liam Abell, and Elizabeth Abell. A Celebration of her Life will be held at John Wesley Methodist Church, 1343 E. Barstow Ave., Fresno, CA 93710, on Saturday, November 18, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. "We love you grandma, we know you're in a better place and happy with grandpa and mom, but we miss you every day." Brooks, Jerimiah and Christine.
Published in the Fresno Bee on Nov. 15, 2017
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