Violet Myrtle Mixis, age 96, of Rhinelander, died Jan. 4, 2018 at the Friendly Village in Rhinelander. She was born Feb. 23, 1921, in Merrill, to Scott and Blanche (Norton) Thompson.
Violet is survived by her children, Shelby (Kenneth) Meinke, Susan (Tom) Mixis, Shirley Mixis, John (Joanne) Mixis, and Randy (Judy) Mixis; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; her son-in-law Douglas Bouffiou; other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John; daughters, Sandra and Patricia; grandson, Bradley; sisters and brothers, Gladys, Joyce, Charles, Jack, Bob, and Dick.
A memorial services for Violet will be held at noon, Jan. 10, with visiting hours from 10 a.m. until the time of the service, all at the Carlson Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Gleason Cemetery. A memorial is being established in Violet’s name and may be directed to her family. (Carlson Funeral Home)