The Free Press, Mankato, MN

December 2, 2012

Violet F. Anton


—   Violet F. Anton, age 96, of Janesville, died on Thursday, November 29, 2012, at the Janesville Nursing Home.

  Visitation will be held Monday, December 3rd, from 4 to 7 P.M. at Arnoldt-McRaith Funeral Home & Crematory in Janesville.

  Private graveside services will take place in the Smiths Mill Cemetery.

  Violet Fern was born June 10, 1916, in Alton Township, Waseca County, Minnesota, to Daniel and Bertha (Hammon) Rux.  She was united in marriage on November 17, 1937, to Gilbert F. Anton at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church in Alma City.  Violet and "Gib" farmed in Alton Township, Waseca County.  Following their retirement they moved into Janesville.  She was a longtime member of Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church in Smiths Mill.

  She is survived by her nieces and nephews and grand nieces and nephews.  

  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gilbert on June 17, 2000; 9 siblings.         

 For online condolences please visit www.mcraith

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