Violet L. Conant

Age 94, of Owosso, passed away Friday, July 19, 2019, at the Lodges of Durand.

Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, at Watkins Brothers Funeral Homes, Jennings-Lyons Chapel in Owosso. The Rev. Ray Strawser will officiate with burial to follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.

Violet was born on Feb. 23, 1925, in Vincennes, Indiana. She attended Vincennes Lincoln High School, graduating in 1942 at the age of 17. Following high school, Violet went to work for the United States Air Force as a Secretary for two years. On Jan. 4, 1944, she married Vernard Clifton Conant in Vincennes and together raised six children. Violet was a certified nursing assistant for numerous facilities and would eventually retire from Pleasant View after over 17 years there. Mrs. Conant was a member of the Owosso Wesleyan Church/Grace Pointe. She was also a life member of the Owosso VFW Post #9455 Auxiliary and the Owosso Eagles Club Aerie 857.

Memorial contributions given in Mrs. Conant’s name are suggested to the Owosso VFW Auxiliary.

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