MADDOCK - Violet Nilson, 87, Maddock, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, in a Fargo hospital.
She was born Sept. 22, 1925, to Anton and Anne Martian, near Esmond. She married Mandy Nilson on Nov. 4, 1946, in Esmond.
Survivors: daughters, Deb Feist, Tacoma, Wash., Corlyce Wallner, Fargo, Mary Ann Stael von Holstein, Moorhead, Minn.; sons, Gary, Maddock, Michael, West Fargo, Lynn, Fargo, Darren, Phoenix; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Kay Burgard, Franklin, Wis., Jane Gerlach, Enumclaw, Wash., Alice Wack, Esmond, Betty Wentz, DesMoines, Wash., Adella Feil, Lewiston, Mont.; brothers, Tony, Helena, Mont., Thomas, Yuma, Ariz.
Funeral: Monday, 11 a.m., St. William's Catholic Church, Maddock.
Burial: In the spring in Greenwood Cemetery, rural Maddock.
Visitation: Today, 4 to 6:30 p.m., in the church.
Rosary and vigil service: Today, 6:30 p.m., followed by a vigil service at 7 p.m., both in the church.
(Nelson Funeral Home, Maddock)