Violet Elizabeth Theriault

L’ANSE — Violet Elizabeth Theriault, 89, of L’Anse, passed away on February 8, 2018 at UP Health System-Marquette.

She was born December 26, 1928, in Houghton, daughter of Frandk and Hilja (Piippo) Tervonen. Violet graduated from Houghton High School in 1946.

She married James Theriault in Houghton on October 9, 1948, and he preceded her in death on December 2, 2013, after 65 years of marriage. She was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church.

Surviving are her son, Charles (Gina) Theriault of Gaylord; daughter, Nancy (Larry) Oger of Alston; grandchildren, Brian (Amber) Theriault, Julie (Sean) Timperley, Amy (Keith) Howe, Tim (Becky) Oger, Rick (Cassie) Oger, David (Michelle) Oger, Jamie (Maryanne Bradley) Oger, Diane (Chris) Rexford, Katie (Matt) Sterbenz; 30 great-grandchildren; sisters, Viola Hedin of Hurontown, Joan (Bob) Willis of Owasso, Michigan, and Janet (Harold) Mortenson of Apple Valley, Minnesota; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and her brother, Francis Tervonen.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Jacobson Funeral Home.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 3 p.m. on Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Fr. Corey Litzner officiating. Burial will be in the spring in the L’Anse Evergreen Cemetery.

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