Violet Grace Hollister, age 93, of Saline, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.
She was born March 3, 1924 in Detroit, the youngest of nine children. At the age of 2 her family moved to Azalia, Mich. On August 26, 1950 she married the late Loran A.C. Hollister in Ann Arbor.
Violet is survived by her daughter Suzanne (Tom) McLinden, grandchildren Andrew McLinden and Leigh (Steve) Zwilling, many beloved nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her son Thomas Hollister, her parents Frederick W. and Bertha (Wischneski) Kruger, 3 brothers and 5 sisters.
She enjoyed gardening, playing cards, especially euchre, baking pies and spending time with her grandchildren, family and friends. Even in old age, Violet participated in the families annual Easter Egg Hunt with youthful exuberance. She treasured Sunday dinners at the McLinden’s, always wanting to help with cooking and clean-up. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Saline.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 12:30 P.M.at the Robison-Bahnmiller Funeral Home in Saline. A time of visitation will be held from 10:30 A.M. until time of service at 12:30 P.M. Memorial contributions in her name may be made out to Trinity Lutheran Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. To leave a memory or for more information please visitwww.rbfhsaline.com.