Violet Kosmicki

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Violet V. Kosmicki, 96, of Grant, Nebraska, passed away peacefully on April 19, 2019, at Golden Ours Convalescent Home in Grant.

Violet was born May 13, 1922, in Grant to Francis and Jesse (Brown) Hastings. She was one of 10 children.

She attended Perkins County Schools and graduated in May 1940. That same year in October, she married Adolph (Bert) Kosmicki and they made their home southeast of Grant. There they raised three children: Paul, Gladys and Michael.

Violet worked for Perkins County Health Services for 25 years before retiring in the early 90s as a dietician.

Following Bert’s death, Violet started traveling all across this great nation with her “sister” Gerry and her husband George and good friend Vi Tjaden, visiting the lower 48 states, parts of Europe and Mexico.

Violet is preceded in death by her husband and children.

Violet was an avid reader, in lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in her name to the Hastings Memorial Library in Grant. Condolences may be shared at

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, April 26 at 10:30 a.m. at Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in Grant with Father Thomas Bush as celebrant. Burial will be in the Grant Fairview Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Thursday, April 25 from 1-5 p.m. at the Bullock-Long Funeral Home in Grant. A Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in Grant.

Bullock-Long Funeral Home of Grant is in charge of arrangements.


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