Garden Chapel

Violet Vander Linden

May 25, 2011
Pella, Iowa

2:30 P.M., Saturday, May 28, 2011
Second Reformed Church
Pella, Iowa

Begins at Noon, Friday, May 27, 2011
Family present 6:00-8:00 P.M. at
Garden Chapel Funeral Home
Pella, Iowa

Second Reformed Church
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services

Husband: The late Kenneth E. Vander Linden
Children:  Laura and Rick Cordero – Pella
Tom and Susan Vander Linden – Pella

In Memory Of

Violet Vander Linden
Pella, Iowa
(Age 81)

February 5, 1930 - May 25, 2011

Violet Frances Wickett Vander Linden was born on February 5, 1930, to Frank and Bethseba Torgenrud Wickett at the family residence in Canton, Minnesota. She went to her heavenly home on Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at the age of eighty-one.

Violet graduated from Canton High School in Canton, Minnesota. On November 1, 1952, she was united in marriage with Kenneth E. Vander Linden at the Army Chapel in San Antonio, Texas.  They were blessed with two children: Laura and Tom.

Violet enjoyed being a homemaker for her husband and children. She was a member of the Second Reformed Church in Pella, Iowa. She was also an active member of TTT, served as a campfire leader, enjoyed playing bridge with friends, and loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Those left to cherish her memory are her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

                        Laura and Rick Cordero of Pella
                                    Stacy and Justin Hubbell
                                                D.J. and Nakeia
                                    Christopher Hoeksema and Emily Hall
                                    Trevor and Tara Hoeksema
                                                Ethan and Alyona

                        Thomas and Susan Vander Linden of Pella
                                    Bryan and Hannah Vander Linden
                                    Steven and Emilyn Linden

Violet is also survived by: her sister, Gloria Whitney of Decorah, Iowa; her brothers: Frankie (Arlie) Wickett of Anoka, Minnesota, Laramore Wickett (Carlos Guttierez) of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Raymon (Lorraine) Wickett of Decorah, Iowa.

She is preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, Kenneth in 1999; sister, Maribeth Schwen in 2006; and great-grandson, Blake Groenenboom in 1996.

Violet will be missed by her family and many friends.

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