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Violet Victoria (Oesch) Hollopeter

June 17, 1915 ~ April 6, 2022 (age 106)

Obituary

Violet Victoria Hollopeter, 106, of Angola, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at Lakeland Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Angola, Indiana.

She was born June 17, 1915, in Emma, Indiana, to Levi and Alice (Yoder) Oesch.

Violet graduated from Shipshewana High School in 1933.  After graduating from Manchester College, she taught at Honeyville School in Topeka, Indiana and later at Pleasant Lake Elementary School in Pleasant Lake, Indiana and Carlin Park Elementary School in Angola for 29 years retiring in 1980.

On November 21, 1940, she married Richard S. Hollopeter.

Violet was a longtime, active member of the Mount Zion United Methodist Church and the Ladies Aide Society.  She was a member of the United Methodist Women in Estero, Florida, Retired Teachers Association and the P.E.O. Chapter DV in Angola, Indiana.

Surviving are her two sons, Jack (Alice) Hollopeter of Oysterville, Washington and Barry (Robin Lynn) Hollopeter of Orland, Indiana; three grandsons, Eric Hollopeter, Bret Hollopeter and Kurt (Kim) Hollopeter; two granddaughters, Anne Murphy and Amy (John) O’Bryan and 9 great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild.  Also surviving are two nieces, Dorcas Stegelmann and Madonna (Scott) Hosler and one nephew, Larry (Sue Ann) Beaty.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard Hollopeter on October 8, 1989; sister, Lucille Beaty and foster sister, Dorothy Belshaw.

Funeral Services will be at 12 Noon, Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at Mount Zion United Methodist Church with Pastor Tamra Gerber officiating.

Visitation will be from 11-Noon, Wednesday, April 13, 2022, prior to the service at the church.  

Private Burial will be in Eden Cemetery, Topeka, Indiana.

Memorial donations may be made to the Mount Zion United Methodist Church’s Memorial Fund or to Heart to Heart Hospice, 7223 Engle Road, Suite 210, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46804.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
April 13, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Mount Zion United Methodist Church
3365 South Golden Lake Road
Pleasant Lake, IN 46779

Funeral Service
Wednesday
April 13, 2022

12:00 PM
Mount Zion United Methodist Church
3365 South Golden Lake Road
Pleasant Lake, IN 46779

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