On Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Violet (Vi) Sheets was sent to the Lord. Vi passed peacefully in her sleep at home from complications of dementia and was unable to walk.
Vi is survived by her husband of 67 years, Harold, their three children, Veronica LaBar and Janell Davis of Perry and son Marley (Annette) Sheets of Newton; grandchildren, Valissa Werner, Jennifer (Matt) Spooner, Heidi Miller, Kisha (Brett) Niebuhr, JD Galivan, Josey (Stephanie) Galivan, Madison Sheets and Allison Sheets, 12 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Pearl and George Massengill, brothers Edgar (Bub), Hershal (Short) and Darrell and sister Mable Nance, 2 nephews, LaVerne and Donald Nance and great grandson, Dakota Hoffman.
Vi was born in Missouri and moved with her family to Iowa. She attended schools in Dallas County and met her husband in Dallas Center.
Vi worked as a housekeeper, waitress and clerk at Mode ‘O’ Day in Perry. She enjoyed doing crafts for “Mimi’s” and was a cook at St. Pat’s School for many years.
Vi loved children of all ages and home and family was her life. She will be missed by many.
Graveside services are being held Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 2 p.m. at the Brethren Cemetery outside of Dallas Center with fellowship to follow at the American Legion Hall in Dallas Center.