Violet Louise Spinler age 94, of Winthrop, passed away Monday, January 25th, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Society in Winthrop.
Memorial Service will be Tuesday, February 9th, 11:00 A.M. at Peace Lutheran Church in Winthrop with interment in the Winthrop Cemetery.
Gathering of Friends and Family will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday.
Violet Louise (Johnson) Spinler was born on January 3, 1922, in Rock Creek, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Theodore and Mary (Hanson) Johnson. She received her education at country school near Rock Creek.
On October 26, 1940, Violet was united in marriage to Henry Spinler in Sandstone, Minnesota. After their marriage, the couple resided in Rush City, Minnesota, and in 1969 they moved to Winthrop. She was employed at Hands, Inc. in Winthrop. They were blessed with five children. Violet and Henry shared 36 years of marriage before Henry passed away on December 17, 1976.
Violet was a member of the Western Fraternal Life Association and correspondent secretary for the newsletter they put out. She volunteered at FairShare Distribution and the food shelf. Violet was proud to donated blood often, up until she was in her 80s. She enjoyed traveling, baking, cooking, flowers and gardening. Violet loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
When she needed assistance with her daily care Violet became a resident of the Good Samaritan Society in Winthrop on December 2, 2013, and passed away there on Monday, January 25, 2016, at the age of 94 years. Blessed be her memory.
Violet is survived by her:
Sons, Henry Spinler Jr. of Winthrop, MN,
Howard (Judy) Spinler of Beaver Dam, WI, and
Herbert (Janet) Spinler of Crookston, MN;
Grandchildren, Jim, April, Kim, Michelle, Tim, Mark, Stephanie, Scott, and Sondra;
Great-Grandchildren, Billy, Alex, Ashley, Matt, Mackenzie, Brooklyn, Sam, Melissa and Kyle;
Great-Great-Grandchildren, Odessa, Cylus, Scarlette;
Nieces, Nephews, other relatives and friends.
Violet was preceded in death by her Parents, Theodore and Mary Johnson; Husband, Henry Spinler Sr.; Daughters, Louise Spinler in infancy and Mary Kohler; Sister, Elsie; and Brothers, George and Ernest Johnson.