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Violet Hodson, 99 - January 09, 2008


Violet Lucille Hodson, 99, of Gothenburg, died Friday evening, Dec. 28, 2007, at the family home east of Gothenburg.
Memorial Services were held on Friday, Jan. 4, 2008, at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel at Gothenburg with the Rev. Larry Milliken officiating. A private family burial will be held at the Grandview Cemetery at Gothenburg.
Hodson was born on Dec. 21, 1908, to Jesse and Rose (Curry) Carr, on the family farm at Stockville. She attended country school and graduated from Platte Valley Academy in 1929. She then attended Chamberlain School of Nursing in Chamberlain, SD, graduating with an R.N. degree in 1932.
After graduating, she returned to Nebraska where she worked as a registered nurse for Dr. Pyle at Gothenburg’s first hospital. She later worked for the Gothenburg Hospital, the Shelton Medical Center and specialized in offering in-home care to individual patients.
?On Nov. 15, 1936, she married Howard A. Hodson at Gothenburg. To this union, two children were born, H. Kent and Connie.
?She was active in the PVC Club in Gothenburg and the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
?Hodson had a special love for people and enjoyed helping them in anyway she could, according to family members.
?She was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse and Rose.
?Survivors include: her husband of 71 years, Howard A. Hodson of Gothenburg; a son, Dr. H. Kent Hodson of Los Angeles, CA; a daughter, Connie L. (Ralph) White of Eustis; many cousins, nieces and nephews; a host of other family members and friends.
Memorials are suggested to The Quiet Hour at: P.O. Box 3000, Redlands, CA 92373; the ADRA International at: 12501 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Spring, MD 20904; and the Central Plains Hospice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blase strauser.com. Arrangements have been placed in the care of Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel of Gothenburg.

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