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Violet Mae King

May 7, 1933 ~ January 24, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Violet King Obituary

Violet Mae King, nee Casey, of Dixon, MO was born on Sunday, May 7, 1933, in Kent, IA to Melvin Albert Casey and Effie “Ada” Casey, nee Moser.  She passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at Victorian Place in Cuba, MO at the age of 90 years, 8 months, and 17 days.

Violet attended and graduated from Lenox High School in Lenox, Iowa.  Upon graduation she attended Maryville University.  She married the love of her life, Dan Boland King, on July 16, 1956, in Council Bluffs, IA and two daughters, Susan and Carla, were born to this union.  Violet was a homemaker and enjoyed taking care of her family.  She loved making crafts such as doll houses and furniture, Christmas ornaments, aprons, quilts, and easter decorations and did well selling these items at craft shows. She also enjoyed working puzzles, reading, going to thrift stores, and making trips to the casino.  She was a great cook and one of her family’s favorite meals was ham, potatoes, and green beans. Most of all Violet loved her family and spending time with her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents Melvin and Ada Casey; parents-in-law Howard and Shirley King; husband Dan Boland King; brother Ray Casey; sister Marie (Clark) Means; several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

She is survived by her daughters Susan Swan (Dan Voss) of Owensville, MO and Carla (Craig) Skinner of Dixon, MO; grandchildren Jamie (Brandon) Wunderle of Defiance, MO, Ryan (Jane Ann) Skinner of Hillsboro, MO, and Eric Skinner of Florissant, MO; great grandchildren Connor (Brooke) Wunderle of Hampton, VA, Samantha Wunderle of Defiance, MO, Nixon Skinner, Maverick Skinner, Ruby Skinner and Scarlett Skinner all of Hillsboro, MO; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The family chose cremation as her final disposition. 

Arrangements under the care of Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, MO.

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