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Violet Myers Truro

Published: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 10:43 a.m. CDT

Violet Myers, 86, of Truro died April 2, 2014, at home.

Services were 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 8, at Kale Funeral Home in Truro. The Rev. Sandy Smith officiated. Cremation was after the service. Memorials may be directed to the Myers family. Online condolences may be left at www.kalefuneralhome.com. 

Violet Lorraine Myers, daughter of Mabel E. (VanOrdstrand) and Charles Earnest Swisher, was born April 8, 1927, in Des Moines.

Violet attended school in Des Moines and graduated from North High School.

On Dec. 24, 1944, Violet married James R. Myers. Jim died in 2001.

Violet worked for many years in the insurance industry and last as an underwriter with Fireman’s Fund Insurance until their Des Moines office closed in the 1960s. The family moved to Truro in the late 1960s, and she remained there until her passing.

Violet is survived by her daughter Ruth (Bud) Sorter; son Roger (Rhonda) Myers, all of Truro; grandchildren, Jerry (Katrina) BarronMiller, Karla K Crawford, Dawn (Mark) Woods, Amy (Greg) Bassett, Kristina Myers, Katie (Ryan) Sherlock and Kyle (Kaitlyn) Myers; 11 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, other relatives and many friends.

In addition to her husband, Violet was preceded in death by her parents; daughters, Karla Kay in infancy and Sandra Mickle; and brothers, Robert, Charles and Edward.

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