CORTLAND, Ohio – Violet Marie Kochemba, 93, of Cortland, went to be with the Lord Saturday, October 7, 2017. She passed away at her residence.
Violet was born June 30, 1924 in Warren, a daughter of Robert L. and Cornelia M. (Wakefield) Wines.
She married Martin E. “Eddie” Kochemba on June 26, 1943. They shared 57 years together and many happy memories before his passing in 2000.
Her childhood desire was to be a nurse like her mother and in 1974, at the age of 50, Violet was a graduate of Choffin Career and Technical Center.
She was employed as a practical nurse at Warren General Hospital for 15 years. She previously worked as a secretary and bookkeeper for Sanzenbacher Dodge, Morgan Lumber and J. D. Auto Sales.
She attended Harvest Christian Church.
She was a proud member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Violet enjoyed learning about the history of her ancestors and her latest hobby was compiling the genealogy for her family. She was talented in culinary skills and enjoyed cooking for her family. Violet also enjoyed helping her husband with farming and gardening. She spent time planting flowers to have a beautiful landscape around their home. She cherished family and church gatherings at her home. Family was very important to her and she prayed daily for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Violet is survived by three daughters, Marcia (Barry) Clute of Fowler, Elizabeth (Roberto) Monreal of Calahorra, Spain and Kandy (Carl) Barnett of North Bloomfield. She enjoyed interacting with her 11 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband, Eddie, Violet was preceded in death by two sisters, Nora L.Curry and Ethel Wines.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 13 at the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, 533 North Park Ave., Warren, with Pastor Ron Biehl officiating.
Friends may call from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 13 at the funeral home.
Violet will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband in Greenlawn Cemetery.
The family requests that material contributions be made to Harvest Christian Assembly of God Church, 8798 E. Market Street, Warren, Ohio 44484 in her memory.
The family would like to thank Dr. Khaterpaul and is staff and her care givers for their loving care to Violet.
Online condolences can be sent to the Kochemba family by visiting www.carlwhall.com.
A television tribute will air Tuesday, October 10 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.