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Violet Printz - September 15, 2014


Violet M. Printz, 95, formerly of Grand Island, passed away on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Lincoln.
Violet was born on Sept. 27, 1918, in Axtell on the family farm. Her parents were Fred and Maud (Landstrom) Harwager.
After graduating from Minden High School in 1935, she worked as a telephone operator in Minden and Grand Island before enlisting in the WAVES in 1943. She was stationed at the Naval Base in New Orleans earning the rating Radioman 2/c, and was honorably discharged in November 1945. Some of her most fond memories were of her time in the service and she was proud to be included in the Women in Military Service Memorial in Washington, D.C.
See the September 24th Courier for full obituary.