written by Ellen M. Rohr
VIOLA MABEL “Violet” TUMA was born 24 May 1911, and died 27 Mar 1984 in Manitowoc County, WI. She married VERNON “Mike” MIRKES 18 Aug 1931 in Kellnersville, Manitowoc County, WI, son of FRANK MIRKES and AMELIA ZUESKE. He was born 25 Oct 1904 in Shawano or Sheyboygan, WI, and died 02 Feb 1990 in Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, WI.
They were married 18 Aug 1931 in Kellnersville. The couple never had children. Violet and Mike were avid card players and lived in Manitowoc. They are both buried in Knollwood Memorial Gardens, Kossuth twp Manitowoc.