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Violet Virginia McClanahan age 84 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away Wednesday afternoon, May 10, 2017 at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis.
She was born July 15, 1932 in Bronson, Michigan daughter of the late Frank and Marie (Colpetsir) Grindle.
Violet resided most of her life in the Sturgis and Bronson area.
She was married to Kenneth Overholt. This marriage ended in divorce. On August 8, 1983 she married Winston O'Dell in Sturgis. He died in July of 1989. On September 28, 1997 she married Paul McClanahan in Las Vegas, Nevada. He preceded her in death.
Violet retired in 1987 from the Sturgis Carton Company in Sturgis following 18 years of dedicated employment and she was a home maker.
She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, jigsaw puzzles and puzzle books.
She is survived by one son: Kenneth (Mary) Ball of Sturgis; one daughter: Sharon (Donovan) Wilkins; three grandchildren: Travis (Rachel) Schuler of Detroit, Tara Ball of Sturgis and Christin Wilkins; two great grandchildren: Hailey Harker and Sierra Harker and one brother: Carlin (Beverly) Grindle of Bronson and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands; one brother: Dean Grindle; sister: Doreen Williams and one infant sister: Wildolene Grindle.
The family will receive friends from 2:00-5:00 P.M. Saturday at the Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331. Funeral services celebrating the life of Violet McClanahan will be held at 2:00 P.M. Monday at the funeral home. Pastor Luke Eicher of Grace Christian Fellowship will officiate. A graveside committal will follow the service at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sturgis.
The obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhomes.com where personal messages of support may be left for the family.