Violet Stapleton was born January 1, 1924 in Scranton, North Dakota. She lived in Montana, Wyoming, Washington, and Portland, OR. She finally ended up living in Sheridan, OR. She was first married in 1941 and then married Walter in 1958. He proceeded her in life on September 29, 2008.
Violet had 9 children, 18 grandkids, 35 great grand kids, and 12 great-great grandkids. She is survived by 4 children: Roger (Bernetta), Rodney (Anita), Beverly (David), and Gene.
Violet passed away quietly at Friendship Health Center where she had wonderful care for the last 8 years. She will be laid to rest with Walter at Willamette National Cemetery. A celebration of life will be held at a later date at the Odd Fellows Lodge in Sheridan, OR.