Violet Ann Pfeiffer, 88, of Mt. Carmel, IL departed this life to be with her Lord and Savior and
her departed loved ones on Tuesday, February 5, 2013.
She was born on March 9, 1924, in Kenosha, WI.; to Frank and Lillian
She married Robert H.
Pfeiffer on September 29, 1944 in Morganfield, KY and he preceded her in death on November 20,
When her daughters were young
she was very active in GraceMemorialBaptistChurch. And in later years was active in the GeneralBaptistChurch, serving several years on the benevolent committee.
Violet retired from Snap-On Tools in 1991 after 28 ?years of loyal and dedicated service. Upon retiring she
remained very active. She took great pride in her family and in her home. On a
beautiful day you would always find her in her yard or in her flowers. She
loved to shop, go for drives and spend time with her family and friends. She
loved talking about fond memories of the past and making many new memories for
the future. Violet had many devoted friends through the years and she will be
greatly missed by her family and friends. She was a loving, dedicated and
devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and was loved by all who
She is survived by her
daughters, Sandra (Jim) Minnis of Princeton, IN and
Karen (Randy) Snelling of Mt. Carmel, IL; grandson,
Jeffrey Minnis of Princeton, IN; granddaughters,
Kendra (Scott) Grounds of Allendale, IL and Rhonda (Mike) Ewald
of Newburg, IN; great-grandchildren, Kacey Lies (Richie Nelson) of Albion, IL, Kevin (Heather) Minnis of Princeton, IN, Cory Grounds of Allendale, IL, Kaitlyn and Courtney Ewald of
Newburg, IN; great-great-granddaughter, AlexaMinnis of Princeton, IN; sister, Janice (Werner) Steinseifer of Kenosha, WI; and many special and very loved
nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were
her parents, Frank and Lillian Ehmke and husband,
Visitation will be from
5-8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 8, 2013 at the Chapel of Short Funeral Home in Mt. Carmel, IL. Funeral service will be at on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at the Chapel of Short Funeral Home with burial at HighlandMemorialCemetery in Mt Carmel, IL.