Violet E. Schacht (nee Sandholm), age 96, of North Aurora,IL, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2009. She was born in St. Charles, IL on March 6, 1913 to Andrew and Hilda Fahlmark and became the adopted daughter of Edward and Amanda Sandholm. Violet was an active member of First United Methodist Church in West Chicago and enjoyed camping with her late husband Bob.
She is survived by two sons; James William (Carol) of Petersburg, IL and David Allen (Catherine) of Bradenton, FL; Five grandchildren; Susan (Joe) Howell, Justina (Christian) Biswell, Edward, Max (Koreen) and James; Eight great-grandchildren; Jamie and Hannah Howell; Victoria, Catherine, Emma, Siena Biswell, and Eli and Ezra Schacht.
She is preceded in death by her parents, adoptive parents, husband Bob in 1974, two brothers; Oscar and Evar and one sister Gladys.
Memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, November 21, 2009 from 9 am until time of service at 11 am at Norris-Walen-Segert Funeral Home, 132 Fremont St, West Chicago. Pastor Steve Ziegler officiating. Inurnment Glen Oak Cemetery. Contributions in Violet's memory may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 643 E. Washington St., West Chicago, Illinois 60185 630-231-0060 or www.norriswalensegertfh.com