Taken from the Muscatine Iowa Journal Aug. 23, 1989 page 4.
Violet E. Howard, 86, 1119 E. 2nd St. died Thursday evening at Lutheran Homes.
Services will be at 1:30 p. m. Friday at the Geo. M. Wittich Lewis Funeral Home. The Rev. David Hotelling of the Hillcrest Baptist Church will officiate. Pat Dilts will be organist, Pallbearers will be Steven, Ricky, Richard and Charles Howard and Edward and Lloyd Hayes. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Hillcrest Baptist Church.
The former Violet Hayes was born May 4, 1903 at Little Falls Minn. She had lived in Rock Island County, Illinois for most of her life. She married Maynard Howard on Oct. 11, 1928 in Muscatine. The couple had farmed in Rock Island County prior to retiring and moving to Muscatine.
She was a member of the Hillcrest Baptist Church.
Her only survivors are nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1970, a daughter and a infant son.