Obituary of Violet Patricia Pate
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Violet Patricia Pate, 96, passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 24, 2022. Violet was born in San Leandro, CA on June 12th 1926 and was raised Catholic. She graduated from San Leandro High School. She married Lester Harry Pate in 1946 and were married 55 years. They were blessed with three children, Terry, Donna and Ken. Violet was an employee at Nutrilite and Marshburn Farms as well as other factories. Violet and Lester had the opportunity to live in several different states throughout their lives, but ultimately relocated by family to Lake Havasu City, AZ in 1998. Violet was no ordinary woman; she was full of spark as she was always sweet and feisty. She was the life of the party no matter the occasion and made everyone laugh. She enjoyed traveling and attending family reunions. Violet was very close with her family and friends and often hosted dinners and gatherings. She was always cooking and baking and was famous for her “Fried Peach Pies.” Violet had a love for art as she was very talented in painting, drawing and crocheting. Violet made several crochet blankets for her family that will be cherished and passed down through generations. Violet enjoyed nature and enjoyed relaxing outdoors in the early morning and evenings. She liked to garden, even if it was too hot outside. She loved coloring books, playing cards, watching scary movies and reading. She was loved by all that knew her and was everyone’s favorite. She will be missed and loved more than words can ever say. Violet is survived by her children-Terry (daughter-in-law, Mikki), Donna and Ken (daughter-in-law, Sally); sister-Laura; grandchildren-David, Danielle, Johnny, Kenny (wife-Lora), Kevin and Tina; great grandchildren-Chrisha, Trenton, Tyeler, Allyssa, Andrew, Isabelle, Greyson, Logan, Lilyanna and Ava; great-great granddaughter Stazia. On September 12, 2022, Violet will be laid to rest beside her husband, Lester at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City, NV. A Celebration of Life will be held following in Lake Havasu City, AZ.
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We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home & Crematory - Lake Havasu City
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