Violet J. Stamm, age 86, died June 8, 2013 at Ecumen Assisted Living in North Branch. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, June 11th at St. John Lutheran Church in Weber with Rev. Kevin Zellers officating. A visitation will be held from 5-7 PM Monday, June 10th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel and also one hour prior to the funeral Tuesday at the church. Interment will be in the church cemetery in rural North Branch.
Violet June Stamm was born November 16, 1926 in New Auburn, Minnesota to Charles and Elsie (Sickman) Wiechmann. She was raised and attended school in St. Paul, graduating from Central High School. On December 29, 1950 Violet married Emil Stamm at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in St. Paul. They resided in St. Paul until 1955 when they moved to a farm in rural Cambridge. For the past five years Violet has lived at Ecumen Assisted Living in North Branch. Violet was an active member at St. John Lutheran Church in Weber for many years and she had a very strong faith. She loved flower gardening and the farm. Violet was an excellent baker and enjoyed decorating cakes. She also enjoyed going to town and to the cities to shop. Violet especially loved spending time with her family and especially with the grandchildren.
Violet Stamm passed away June 8, 2013 at Ecumen Assisted Living in North Branch at the age of 86 years, 6 months and 23 days. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Emil; and sister, Velma Marks.
Violet will be lovingly remembered by her four children, Judy (John) Pohl of North Branch, Karen (John) Bartz of Isanti, Keith (Sandy) Stamm of North Branch, and Valerie (Lyle) Bostrom of Isanti; sister-in-law, Lorine Peterson of Roseville; seven grandchildren, Jessica (Jeremy) Inness, Jolene (Cory) Thorsen, Rachel (Josh) Heppner, Jacob Pohl, Nathan (Ryanne) Bostrom, Cullen Bartz and Kelsey Bartz; three step-grandchildren, Peter (Jolene) Hasselfeldt, Kip (Shannon) Hasselfeldt, and Lisa (Sean) McLaughlin; seven grandchildren; nine step-great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.