Violet Garrett

Violet Lorraine Garrett

November 19, 1920 - September 20, 2012

Violet Lorraine Gustin Garrett, 91, passed away at the Hood River Care Center in Hood River, Ore., on Sept. 20, 2012. She was born Nov. 19, 1920, in Hasting, Iowa, to Isaac and Eva Starr Gustin.

In May of 1941 she married Kenneth E. Garrett and they were blessed with three children. Violet worked in the local packing houses and was an active mother and homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth, son, William L. Garrett, and grandson, William S. Garrett.

Violet is survived by her son, Kenneth W. Garrett, and his wife, Pam, of White Salmon, Wash.; daughter, Vicky L. Garrett Croissant, of Aloha, Ore.; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.

Graveside services are planned for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Idlewilde Cemetery, 970 Tucker Road, Hood River.

Memorials are encouraged to be made in Violet’s name to Heart of Hospice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson’s Tribute Center (Funerals, Receptions, Cremations), 1401 Belmont Ave., Hood River, OR 97031; 541-386-1000. Please visit to leave a note of condolence for family.


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