Obituary: Violet Marie May

Violet Marie May, 95, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Friday, April 22, 2016.

She was born December 9, 1920 to Harold & Lillian Swanson in Calderwood, MI but grew up in Sagola, MI and was a graduate of Channing High School.

The beloved mother of Penny (Roger) Schinktgen of Sturgeon Bay, Jim (Paula) May of Eatonton, GA,  Tom May of Eagle, WI, a caring grandmother to four, great-grandmother to 10 and Auntie Vi to many. Her vivacious spirit touched all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her two sisters, Harriette Hanson Bruette and Edith Hunsader and their spouses.

Private services for entombment will be held at Bayside Cemetery with a Celebration of her Life planned for July 23, 2016 in Sturgeon Bay. Arrangements pending with Huehns Funeral Home.

Memorial donations can be made to the Door County Humane Society at 3475 Park Drive, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 in her honor, for her love of animals and nature brought her closer to God.

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