Violet Anna Spoden, age 97, resident of Brainerd, died Feb. 3, 2005, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village. Violet was born on April 5, 1907, in Balfour, N.D., to George and Mary (DeCamp) Casey.
Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Murphy and Raymond Murphy; five daughters, "Sis" Rosemarie OSB, Marjorie Harrison, Gwendeloyn Scott, Jean Brusseau, Janet Livingston; 21 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by four sons. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are with Nelson-Droan Funeral Home in Brainerd.
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