Violet Jenice (Baker) Hall, 82, rural Wabash, died at 12:20 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
She was born Jan. 10, 1934 in Lagro to Mike and Dollie (Bitzel) Baker.
Violet attended Lagro High School. She married William Wood in Dora, April 8, 1950; he preceded her in death. She then married Wilbur Hall in 1959, and he also preceded her in death. She worked at General Tire ten years, 20 years at Vernon Manor Children’s Home, and also worked at Quick Clean Laundry, all of Wabash. Violet took care of ailing relatives most of her life but she enjoyed caring for the children at Vernon Manor. She had been affiliated with the Moose Lodge, the Eagles Lodge, and the Elks Lodge, all of Wabash , and the American Legion in Lagro.
She is survived by three children: Bill (Cathy) Wood, Violet (Ron) Spicer, and Beth (Bill) Futrell, all of Wabash; seven grandchildren: Bill (Kelli) Wood, Jr, of Warren; Daniel (Cathy) Wood, B.J. Taylor, Robert (Amber) Spicer, Ron Spicer, Tabatha (Chris) Rowe, and Laurie (Brian) Fogel, all of Wabash; 21 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and her brother Robert Baker of Lagro.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Ronald and Mike Baker, two sisters, Maxine Landis and Martha Patton, and great grandson Kamdyn Taylor.
Friends may call 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave. Wabash. There will be a graveside service at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Center Grove Cemetery, Lincolnville.
The memorial guest book for Violet may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.