Violet P. Bond, age 96 of Defiance, peacefully passed away on Monday evening, September 27, 2021 at Kingsbury Place in Defiance, Ohio.
She was born on October 26, 1924 to Herman and Ora C. (Hull) Emmons in Fremont, Ohio. On June 25, 1945 she married Robert J. Bond, who preceded her in death on December 1, 2020.
Violet was a member of First Baptist Church in Defiance, Moose Lodge #2094 and Eagles #372 Auxiliary. Violet volunteered for several years on the Defiance Election Board, and she worked as a nurse's aide at the former Defiance Hospital. She enjoyed line dancing and square dancing, traveling, taking bus trips, and spending time with her family.
Violet is survived by three daughters; Claudia Dietrich of Ney, OH, Carol (Jack) Stevens of Defiance, and Sandra (James) Horen of Bay City, MI, and her son, Randy (Jeanne) Bond of Defiance. She also leaves behind 8 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and 16 great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Bond, seven brothers, four sisters, and son-in-law, Ronald Dietrich.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. A funeral service will follow at 12:00 noon at the funeral home. The family is requesting that all guests wear a mask, and our lounge area will remain closed. Burial will follow services at Riverside Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to ELARA Hospice, or Kingsbury Place.
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