Service for 16 years retiring in 1987. From 1981 until her retirement, Violet was the postmaster in Thor, Iowa. Her husband passed away on January 27, 1983, and after Kenneth's death, Violet moved to Fort Dodge where she severed as the secretary for New Covenant Christian Church from May 1988 until January 1996. Violet was a member of New Covenant Christian Church and was able to serve on several oversea mission trips. She also volunteered at Friendship Haven.