Violet M. Bischoff

October 30, 1930 - February 09, 2019

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Tuesday, February 12, 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel


Wednesday, February 13, 11:00 AM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel


Violet M. Bischoff, 88, of Wolcottville died Saturday, February 9, 2019, at her residence.

She was born October 30, 1930, in Wauseon, Ohio, to Henry and Gladys Cordes.

On February 19, 1949, in Fort Wayne she married Gordon W. Bischoff. He preceded her in death on August 20, 1993.

Mrs. Bischoff retired from the IGA in Wolcottville.

Violet enjoyed gardening, flowers, and scratching off Lottery tickets.

Surviving are her daughter, Susan (Jim Patterson) Handshoe of Wolcottville; a grandson, Jeremy (Casey Bunn) Bischoff of Brimfield; and three great-grandchildren, Brody Bischoff, Gavin Duty, and Lane Duty.

She was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Leslie Handshoe; and a sister, Rose Wynn.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville with Pastor Larry Anglemyer, Sr. officiating. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery, Wolcottville.

Pallbearers are Jeremy Bischoff, Brody Bischoff, Derek Gayheart, Mike Patrick, Courtny Miller, and Kenny Myers.

Calling is Tuesday, February 12, 2019, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Trent higginbotham
February 19th, 2019 11:03pm

Sorry for your loss sue my families thoughts and prayer are with you and your family

Trisha (Honaker) Lalancette
February 15th, 2019 9:39am
Wolcottville, IN

To All of Vi's Loved Ones, Please accept my condolences for your loss. I fondly remember working as a teen with Vi at the EconoMart in the late ’80's-early ’90s. She was a nice lady. Sincerely, Trisha

Brigit Dever
February 12th, 2019 8:40am
Elwood, in

Sending lots of prayers!! Love you sue!!!

Rev.Larry & Fay Anglemyer Sr
February 11th, 2019 4:23pm

Love and prayers for y'all ❤

Patty Cox
February 11th, 2019 2:33pm
Rome City

Sue, I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.