Obit: Vasquez, Violet S. (1913 - 2004)

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Wednesday, January 14, 2004 edition of the Clark County Press

Violet S. Vasquez

Violet vasquez, age 90, of Owen, formerly of Neillsville, died Sunday, Jan. 11, at the Clark County Health Care Center in Owen.

Violet Salorio Vasquez was born on August 17, 1913 in New York City, New York, the daughter of Juan and Juana (Garcia) Salorio. She attended school in New York and then went to work as a secretary after graduating from high school. On August 19, 1938, she was united in marriage to Frank Vasquez in New York. They spent a brief time in New Orleans, Louisiana during the war but for most of their lives, Violet and Frank lived in New York, where he worked for Shell Oil and she as a secretary. Violet had always been a friend of education and a life long learner, and in the late 1960's she returned to school, ay=ttending Queens College in New York City. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Romance Languages in 1971. Frank died later that year. In 1978, Violet moved to New Jersey, and in 1982 she moved to Neillsville.

Violet attended the United Church of Christ in Neillsville.

She is survived by her son, Frank R. (Lorna) Vasquez of Neillsville; one grandson, Nathaniel T. Vasquez, of Minneapolis, Minn.; a brother, John Salorio, of Panama City, Panama; two nephews, Stephen and Eugene Salorio; and one niece, Anna DeSimone.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank A. Vasquez, and her parents.

Funeral services for Violet were held Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville. Pastor Gene Lackore officiated. Musci was provided by Eileen Zank, organist, and Bethany Nauertz, soloist. Interment was in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

The Gesche Funeral Home assisted Violet's family with arrangements.

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Wednesday, January 14, 2004 edition of the Tribune - Record - Gleaner

Violet Vasquez

Violet S. Vasquez, 90, Owen, formerly of Neillsville, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, at the Clark County Health Care Center, Owen. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the Gesche Funeral Home, Neillsville. The Rev. Gene Lackore officiated. Music was provided by Eileen Zank, organist, and Bethany Nauertz, soloist. Burial was in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Violet Salorio Vasquez was born on August 17, 1913 in New York City, New York, to Juan and Juana (nee Garcia) Salorio. She attended school in New York and then went to work as a secretary after graduating from high school. She married Frank Vasquez on August 19, 1938, in New York. They spent a brief time in New Orleans, Louisiana during the war but for most of their lives, Violet and Frank lived in New York, where he worked for Shell Oil and she as a secretary. She had always been a friend of education, a life-long learner, and in the late 1960's she returned to school, attending Queens College, New York City. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Romance Languages in 1971. Frank died later that year. In 1978, she moved to New Jersey, and in 1982, she moved to Neillsville. She attended the United Church of Christ, Neillsville.

Survivors include her son, Frank R. (Lorna) Vasquez, Neillsville; one grandson, Nathaniel Vasquez, Minneapolis, Minn.; a brother, John Salorio, Panama City, Panama; two nephews, Stephen and Eugene Salorio; and one niece, Anna DeSimone.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, Frank A. Vasquez.

The Gesche Funeral Home, Neillsville, assisted the family with arraangements.

 

 


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