Violet Bartel, 88, of Hillsboro, died April 6 at Parkside Homes, Hillsboro.
Born Nov. 29, 1921, in Hillsboro, to Ferd and Susie (Doering) Janzen, she was a school teacher.
She married Allen Bartel Nov. 27, 1941, in Hillsboro. He died in 1994.
She was a longtime resident of Shafter, Calif., and a member of Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church.
A son, Mike, preceded her in death in 1990.
Survivors include a son, Larry of Clovis, Calif.; two daughters, Karen Wiebe and Sandy of Hillsboro; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Services were Friday afternoon at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro with the Rev. Dave Plett officiating.
Burial preceded the services in Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Cemetery.
A memorial fund has been established with Mennonite Disaster Service.