Violet J. Kruger
January 27, 1922 June 24, 2013

Salem Violet, 91, died June 24 in Salem. She was born in Barlow and was raised in the Salem area, moving to Gresham in 1972, Canby in 1988, Sublimity in 2008 and Salem 1 year ago.

Violet was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Stayton. She volunteered at the St. Vincent DePaul food bank in Canby. Violet enjoyed square dancing, golfing, crafts, cooking and gardening. She married William Kruger in March of 1943 in Salem, he preceded her in death in 2004.

Violet is survived by daughters: Janet (Pete) Klosterman of Sublimity, Mary Olson of Oregon City, Susan (Mike) Wilson of Tacoma, WA., Elaine (Pat) Young of Albany, Judy (Don) \Jacobs of Ellensburg, WA., and Teresa (Greg) Brown of Kennewick, WA.; daughter-in-law: Ann Nora Kruger of Sisters; 20 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by son: Bill Kruger in 2006, 1 brother and 2 sisters.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 10:00 am at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Stayton. Interment will be on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 10:00 am at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland. Contributions may be made to your own local food bank. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.

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