Violet Mae Fleshner

Mar 4, 2019
Grandma Fleshner obitB


11:00 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2019 at Prairie Lakes Church 1907 Viking Road in Cedar Falls.


4:00 - 7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 7 at the La Porte City Funeral Home in La Porte City.


West View Cemetery, La Porte City.


Memorials may be directed to Prairie Lakes Church, 1907 Viking Rd., Cedar Falls, IA 50613 or Cedar Valley Hospice, PO Box 2880, Waterloo, IA 50704.


Violet Mae Fleshner, age 88, of Dysart died Sunday, March 3, 2019 at her home.

She was born January 4, 1931 in Oxford Junction, Iowa, the daughter of Walter and Helen (Wray) Shedeck.  Violet was a graduate of Lost Nation (IA) High School.  She was united in marriage with James Hanna, Sr. and 3 children were born to this union.  She later married Larry H. Fleshner on February 2, 1985 in Waterloo.

Violet was a lifelong farm wife and mother.  She actively participated in all aspects of the family farm assisting her husband, son and grandson.  She was a member of Prairie Lakes Church in Cedar Falls.  Survivors include -  

Husband - Larry Fleshner of Dysart, IA

Son - Jim and (Suzanne) Hanna, La Porte City, IA

     Grandson Jason and (Holly) Hanna, and their children, Emerson and Kepler,

     Hingham, MA

Son -Lynn and (Tina) Hanna, La Porte City, IA

     Granddaughter Jessica and (Micah) Wilson, and their children, Eli and Zane,

     Canyon City, OR

     Grandson Nicolas and (McKaila) Hanna, and their children, Violet and Greyson,

     La Porte City, IA

Daughter - Krista and (Mike) Mangrich, of La Porte City, IA

     Granddaughter Kortney Brustkern, of La Porte City, IA

Step-daughter - Laura Fleshner of Waterloo, IA

Two sisters, Eileen (John) Wosoba of Punta Gorda, FL

        Teresa (Jack) Sides, of Granbury, TX

A sister-in-law, Mary Joy Shedeck of Oxford Junction, IA

She was preceded in death by:  her parents, a brother DeWayne Shedeck, two sisters, Delores Ruchotzke and Marlene Ruchotzke, and a step-daughter Connie Zientek.

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  1. Marvin and Sue Hrubes | Mar 06, 2019
    Our thoughts and prayers to the family members.
  2. Ann Glime | Mar 06, 2019
    I am so sorry for your loss....I have a great memories of Violet, as a mom in our neighborhood and church as I was growing up...Keeping you all in my prayers.
  3. Rob & Polly Schares | Mar 05, 2019

    So sorry for your loss, we have your family in our prayers and thoughts. Love ya Rob & Polly


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