Violet E. Meyer, age 92, of Escanaba, died Tuesday, December 26th, 2006, at the Christian Park Health Care Center in Escanaba.
Violet was born in Escanaba on February 7th, 1914 to French-Canadian parents, Philip and Rose Baribeau and she lived in north Escanaba most of her life. Being the second of ten children, she helped with raising her younger siblings; even hiring out to do housework to help with family expenses.
Violet married John W. Meyer on November 12th, 1935 in Escanaba. They lived for a time in Milwaukee, WI and also in Muskegon, MI, where thy both worked in a factory during World War II. They had two children, Joan and George, both born in Escanaba.
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