August 9, 1921-March 3, 2019
Violet Louise Douglass, 97, of Lincoln, died March 3, 2019. Born August 9, 1921 in Haigler, Nebraska, to Guy Colfax Douglass and Edith Leona (McFarland) Douglass.
Violet graduated from Haigler High School. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Northern Colorado. Violet was an elementary teacher for the Lincoln Public Schools for 38 years, retiring in 1985.
She was a member of St. Marks United Methodist Church, Alpha Delta Kappa-Beta Chapter, and the Lincoln Area Retired Teachers Association.
Violet was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Guy Clair Douglass and Leon Earl Douglass, and sister Betty Jane Douglass Newhouse. Violet is survived by nieces and nephews Vicki Tillett, Paul Newhouse, Norman Newhouse, Nancy Newhouse, Carolyn Krauter, Julie Douglass, Christine Douglass, and Janine Hunt.
Memorial service will be at 1:00 pm on Thursday, March 14, at Butherus Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 “A” Street, Lincoln, Nebraska. Private inurnment at St Marks United Methodist Church. Memorials to St. Marks or the Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools.