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Violet J. Velta, 92

September 24, 2017
Faribault County Register

Bass Lake Violet Josephine Velta, age 92, of Bass Lake, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 at Pathstone Assisted Living in Mankato. A Funeral Service was held on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 at the First United Methodist Church of Winnebago, Rev. Durene Cornell presided. Interment took place at Bass Lake Cemetery.

Violet was born on Jan. 5, 1925 to George and Rose Soley in Jordan. She graduated with a degree in Cosmetology from Johnson Beauty School of Mankato. Violet met Leonard Velta after graduating from beauty school. The two were united in marriage on Sept. 12, 1948. After their marriage, the couple moved to the Velta family farm in Bass Lake. Since 2011, Violet had been living in Garden Court Apartments of Winnebago until her move to Pathstone Assisted Living in 2017.

Violet is survived by her children, Bruce (Tammy) Velta, Carol (Rick) Nase, Peggy (Dale) Forsythe; grandchildren, Matt Nase, Chad Velta, Jeremy Nase, Abby Olson, Stephanie Henderson, Hannah Forsythe, Cullen Forsythe, Brittany Nase; seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Clarence Soley, Charles Soley; and many other loving relatives and friends.

Violet is preceded in death by her husband, Leonard; and siblings, June, Blanche, Harold, Alice, Denelda, and Edwin.

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