Violet Anna Margaret (Zieman) Klammer, age 93, of Stewart, Minnesota, passed away on Thursday, February 20, 2014, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson, Minnesota.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, March 1, 2014, at 1:00 P.M., at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Stewart, with interment in the church cemetery in the spring.
Visitation will be held Saturday, March 1, 2014, for two hours prior to the service at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Stewart.
Violet Anna Margaret Klammer was born on July 14, 1920, in Round Grove Township, McLeod County, Minnesota. She was the daughter of William and Anna (Brede) Zieman. Violet was baptized as an infant on July 25, 1920, and was later confirmed in her faith as a youth on March 25, 1934, both at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Fernando, Minnesota. She received her education at country school in Fernando, Minnesota.
On October 3, 1937, Violet was united in marriage to A. W. “Bud” Klammer, Sr. at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Fernando, Minnesota. This marriage was blessed with eight children, Vivian, Susan, Willis, Joan, Warren, Albion, Jr., Debra and Sheri. Violet and Bud resided in Stewart. They shared 38 years of marriage until Bud passed away on April 6, 1976.
Violet was a loving wife, mother and homemaker. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Stewart, where she was active in the Ladies Aid.
Violet enjoyed traveling, cooking, shopping and bowling. She loved to listen to old time music and socializing with her friends. Violet especially enjoyed spending time with her family, grandchildren and friends.
When Violet needed assistance with her daily care, she became a resident of Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson, Minnesota, on June 3, 2013. She passed away there on Thursday, February 20, 2014, at the age of 93 years.
Blessed be her memory.
Violet is survived by her:
Children, Vivian Anderson of Ft. Lauderdale, FL,
Susan McGraw and her husband, Douglas of Hutchinson, MN,
Joan McGraw of Minneapolis, MN,
Warren Klammer and his wife, Jean of Stewart, MN,
Albion Klammer of Stewart, MN,
Debra Decker and her husband, Nick of Litchfield, MN,
Sheri Carlen and her husband, Scott of Cokato, MN;
15 Grandchildren: Leslie Anderson, Mitchell Anderson, Scott Anderson, Monty Anderson and his wife, Jenny, Deborah Keil and her husband, David, Pamela Commerford and her husband, Michael, Dr. Daniel McGraw and his wife, Mary, Patrick McGraw and his wife, Sarah, Kelly McGraw and her husband, Anthony Romano, Kristy Heise and her husband, Jesse, Jodi Gillespie and her husband, Craig, Korey Klammer and his wife, Jamie, Craig Decker, Alison Decker, Tyler Carlen;
24 Great Grandchildren;
4 Great-Great Grandchildren;
5 Step-Great Grandchildren;
Brother, Milo Ziemann of Stewart, MN;
Sisters-In-Law, Esther Ziemann of Hutchinson, MN, Marilyn Zieman of Hutchinson, MN;
Nieces, Nephews, many other relatives and friends.
Violet is preceded in death by her Parents, William and Anna Zieman; Husband, Albion Klammer, Sr.; Son, Willis Klammer; Brothers, Gerhard Zieman, Ruben Ziemann, Martin Zieman and his wife, Mabel; Sisters, Leona Remus and her husband, August, Mabel Lade and her husband, August; Son-In-Law, Mark McGraw.