August 27, 1943 ~ April 21, 2022

Born in: Anderson, IN
Resided in: Anderson, IN

Violet E. Kolenda, age 78, of Anderson, passed away at her home on April 21, 2022, surrounded by her family. She was born on August 27, 1943, to the late Byron Reger and Bertha Stafford.

Violet loved to spend her time playing bingo, fishing, hosting, and attending cookouts, and spending time with her grandchildren. She was loving, caring, and sometimes a little stubborn. She was obsessed with her dogs. She was one of a kind and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Violet is survived by her children David Trueblood, Tim Trueblood, Dawn Taliaferro, Terrance Hutchison Jr. (Mike), Brian Hutchison (Lisa), and Jeff Rude; grandchildren David Allen Trueblood, Shyanne Trueblood, Danielle McKenzie (Pat), Shantelle Trueblood, Shaylee Trueblood, Cody Trueblood, Brandon Taliaferro, Jessica Taliaferro, Terry Hutchison, Cory Hutchison, Brittany Elmore, Julie Carter (William), Dustin Rehmel (Autumn), Megan Rehmel (Jon), Morgan Hutchison, Austin Rude, Avvieyana Rude, and Jace Rude; 25 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Violet is preceded in death by her husband Doug Kolenda, 2 siblings, and parents listed above.

A visitation will be held on Thursday April 28, 2022, from 3-4pm with a funeral service beginning at 4pm at Legacy Cremation and Funeral Service – Anderson.

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Visitation: April 28, 2022 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Legacy - Anderson
504 W. Ninth St.
Anderson, IN 46016


Funeral Service: April 28, 2022 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Legacy - Anderson
504 W. Ninth St.
Anderson, IN 46016


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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. Love you more than I could ever explain!! I wasn’t ready grandma! I’m gonna miss you!!!🤍

  3. Still doesn’t seem real that you are gone. 🙁 Thank you for everything you done for me, and all us kids. You cared sooo deeply for every last one of us, and was the best. You’d be proud of all us grandkids coming together, especially in this time. Hope you are enjoying your time with grandpa again. Watch over us all, until we see you again! Love you grandma

  4. Still doesn’t seem real that you are gone. 🙁 Thank you for everything you done for me, and all us kids. You cared sooo deeply for every last one of us, and was the best. You’d be proud of all us grandkids coming together, especially in this time. Hope you are enjoying your time with grandpa again, Tell him I said Hi. Watch over us all, until we see you again! Love you grandma

  5. Sending my condolences to all of Violet’s family and friends. She is loved and will be missed by many.

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