Violet Arvilla Sam

Violet Arvilla Sam

Violet Sam, Wakaskaiga, age 83 of Augusta, Wisconsin walked on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at the Native American Church in Wisconsin Dells with Morgan WhiteEagle officiating. Burial will be at Spring Grove Cemetery in Wisconsin Dells. Visitation will be held at the Native American Church on Tuesday beginning at 4 p.m.

Violet was born February 16, 1931 in Perkins, Oklahoma the daughter of Lee and Mae (Winters) Sam. Violet helped many other friends and relatives by being a health caregiver and raising grandchildren. She spent many hours doing beadwork and making baskets. She was also well known for her delightful cooking, baking and biscuits and she enjoyed playing bingo at the casinos.

Violet is survived by her many nieces and nephews and extended family. She was preceded in death by her parents; and sisters, Marie WhiteEagle, Ruby Lincoln and Christiane Williams.