Violet Carrie Proctor

Moscow, Iowa


Violet Carrie Proctor, 94, passed away Friday, March 19, 2021 at Prairie Hills Assisted Living in Tipton.


Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at the Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty. Visitation will be held Wednesday from​​​​​​ 9:30 until 10:30 service time at funeral home. Burial will be in the Inland Cemetery, Bennett, Iowa. Online condolences may be made to the family at A memorial fund has been established.


Violet was born January 14, 1927 in Cedar County, Iowa the daughter of Lewis and Carrie (Joenk) Mussig. On January 23, 1954 she was united in marriage to Alva Thomas Proctor in Rock Island, Illinois. Violet farmed and assisted with the Bulldozer business alongside her husband, land in Cedar and Muscatine Counties and worked part time many harvest seasons at Pioneer Seed Corn, Durant, Iowa.  Violet's passions were gardening and cheering for her boys at wrestling meets.


She is survived by four sons: Michael (Karol) Proctor, Moscow, Iowa, Brent (Anne Weinard) Proctor, West Liberty, Iowa, Bart (Sarah Laucamp) Proctor, Tipton, Iowa and Kelly (Jill) Proctor, Wilton, Iowa.  13 grandchildren: Carrie Hicks, Jessi Proctor, Josh Proctor, Haley Proctor, Samantha (Jake) Kabela, Amanda (Tim) Connolly, Ben (Amber) Proctor, Alex (Michael) Gerken, Drew Proctor, Chris Smull,  Kortney (Scott) Denkman, Kaylee (Kory) Wehmeyer, Kara (Austin) Anderson and 18 great grandchildren.  Also surviving are Brother in laws: Lester (Ellen) Proctor and Gerald Burr and Sister in laws; Mary Benniger and Linda Martin. She was proceeded in death by her parents, husband Alva on March 1, 1992, 3 grandchildren; Chelsea Proctor, Nic Proctor and James Zher and 1 great grandchild, Corbin Maier, 3 sisters; Eva Mussig, Grace Bickford and Erma Riddle.