Violet Anne Peaslee Milender was born October 4, 1937, to Arthur Edwin Peaslee Jr. and Mildred Henrietta John Peaslee in Miles City, Montana. She passed away on May 24, 2022. She was a sister to her brother, Arthur Edwin Peaslee III and sister Ruth Kathleen Peaslee.
Violet married William Claude Milender in Miles City, Montana on June 2, 1956. She achieved her GED in Barstow, CA and her associate degree as a Registered Respiratory Therapist in Yuciapa, CA. Her work included 17 years at the Riverside General Hospital from 1982-1999. She worked as a telephone operator in Miles City, a tax accountant in Barstow, CA and a realtor in Fontana, CA.
Violet lived in Miles City until 1968 then moved to Missoula Montana for a year. From Missoula she moved to Barstow, CA followed by Fontana, CA where she lived until 2015 when she moved to Meridian, ID. She loved to knit and crochet and cook.
Her family includes William Milender, Daniel and Rhonda Milender, Tina and Randy Capps, Lisa and George O’Donnell, Philip and Megan Cadena, Amanda and Keith Burke, Catherine O’Donnell, Andre and Cindy O’Donnell, Sherra and Omboyo Owino, Galen Milender, Mrya Milender, Shilo Milender and Carson Milender. Her great grandchildren include Rilynn Burke, Toby Cadena, Hunter Cadena, Naomee O’Donnell, and Jabari Owino.
She was preceded in death by her parents Arthur Peaslee Jr. and Mildred Bartsch, brother Arthur Peaslee III and sister Ruth Bohlman
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