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Obituary for Violet Kunert


Violet H. Kunert, 86, of Mormon Coulee, rural La Crosse, went to be with the Lord on Monday, October 31, 2011, at her home.
She was born September 6, 1925, in Dakota, Minn., to Bert and Maud (Snider) Trocinski. On February 27, 1942, Violet married the love of her life, Albert Kunert and they shared 68 years of marriage. Together they had two sons, Ivan (Linda) of De Soto, Wis. and Ellis (Jean) of Mormon Coulee; three grandsons, Loren (Jeanne), Joel and Gigi, and Mark (Annette), all of De Soto; seven great-grandchildren; and two special "adopted" grandsons, Matt Kautza of Sun Prairie, Wis. and Danny Kautza of La Crosse. Violet was a wonderful homemaker who babysat for numerous area families and was lovingly called "Grandma" by many children. She was known for her delicious O'Henry bars and for spending her summers growing and selling raspberries from her treasured raspberry patch. Violet will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
In addition to the family members listed above, Violet is further survived by two brothers, Bert Trocinski and Lowell (Bonnie) Trocinski; three sisters, Milly Larson, Ardis Jorgenson, and Fae (Charlie) Harris; one sister-in-law, Irene Trocinski; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Violet was preceded in death by her parents; twin brothers, Virgil and Victor Trocinski; and her brother, Donald Trocinski.
Funeral services will be Friday, November 4, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. at Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home, (Woodruff Chapel), 4239 Mormon Coulee Rd., La Crosse. Officiated by Dick Bruley from the Gospel Hall, La Crosse. Burial will be in Mormon Coulee Memorial Park Cemetery, La Crosse. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and also on Friday from 12 noon until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred and may be given to the Mayo Clinic Health System Hospice Program, La Crosse. Online condolences may be sent at www.jandtfredrickson.com.
The family would like to give special thanks for the care that Violet received at Mayo Clinic Health System, La Crosse, especially to Drs. O'Brien and Skobic, Karen Voight, RN., and the hospice care staff.