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Violet Guthmiller

April 30, 1923 — April 26, 2013

Violet Guthmiller

Violet Guthmiller, 89, Jamestown, ND died Friday April 26, 2013 at Sanford in Fargo, ND.

Violet Otto was born April 30, 1923 at Robinson, ND, the daughter of Henry Otto and Odelia (Stern) Otto. She received her elementary education in the Robinson and Williamson area and helped on the family farm.

She and Jacob Guthmiller were married December 12, 1939 at Pettibone, ND. They made their home on the family farm until 1969 when they moved into Pettibone. In 1999 she moved into Jamestown. Following the death of Jacob in 2001 she continued to reside in Jamestown.

She was a member of the Concordia Lutheran Church in Jamestown. She taught Sunday school and Bible School for a number of years at Pettibone. She worked at the Pettibone School and also the Senior Center for a time and was active as a youth group leader for Farmer's Union.

She is survived by 2 sons, Lyle (Gloria) Guthmiller; Dallas Guthmiller; 2 daughters, Marcella (Marlo) Schmidt; Leona (Andrew) Braun, all of Jamestown, ND; 14 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; 3sister-in-laws, Edith Otto, Mandan, ND; Donna Otto, Jamestown, ND; Erlys Otto, Fargo, ND, many nieces and nephews, and special friend, Harold Heinrich, Jamestown, ND.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, twin sons; 1 daughter-in-law, 4 brothers and 2 sisters.

Funeral Service - 10:30 AM Tuesday April 30, 2013 at the Concordia Lutheran Church in Jamestown with Rev. Howard Lyons, officiating.

Interment - Highland Home Cemetery in Jamestown, ND.

Visitation: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Monday @ the funeral home

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