Violet June (White) Coats

Violet June (White) Coats passed away July 21, 2019.

Violet June (White) Coats passed away July 21, 2019.

Violet was born June 1, 1926, to Leslie and Maggie White, in Silver Lake, Ind.

She married Russell W. Coats June 1, 1946.

She is survived by one brother – Thomas (Dora) White; two sisters – Leve Novak and Shirley Helgerson; one daughter – Cindy Avery (Tim); seven grandchildren – Jamie (Willy) Johnson, Joseph (Alex) Johnson, Russell Johnson, Richardo Johnson, Angela (Robert) Farrell, Dena (Dan) Avery and Jessica (Greg) Russell; 22 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and two god-daughters – Lynnette and Carrie Ann.

She was preceded in death by parents – Leslie and Maggie White; husband – Russell Coats; one daughter – Kathyleen (Coats) Johnson; four brothers – John, Leslie Jr, Robert and Donald White; and two sisters – Alta (White) Miller and Lilly White.

Services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, July 27, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Cornell, with Pastor Andy Schottelkorb officiating. Interment will follow the services at the Cornell Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m., until the time of service,  Saturday, at the church.

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Borton-Leiser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Cornell, is in charge of arrangements.

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