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Violet Cherry

October 28, 1918 — September 29, 2022

Naperville, IL

Violet "Vi" Cherry, 103, passed away September 29, 2022 at Sunrise of Naperville, a senior residence she called home.

Violet was born October 28, 1918 in Wausau, Wisconsin to parents John and Hattie Kuntz. She married Benjamin L. Cherry on June 2, 1947 in Los Angeles, California and together they had two children. She loved to play bridge and enjoyed drinking red wine.

Violet is survived by her children John Steele of Los Angeles, CA and Marlene (Richard) Kosfeld of Naperville, IL; and one grandson Neil Barnett of Manitowish Waters, WI. She is preceded in death by her parents John and Hattie and husband Benjamin.

A family gathering will take place at Helke Funeral Home on Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 11:00 am. Violet will be laid to rest at Restlawn Memorial Park.

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