BRACEVILLE – Violet Laverne Daniels, age 101, of Braceville, IL passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home in Joliet, IL. Born February 14, 1919 in Magnolia, IL to the late Charles and Myrtle Phillips. She married Cecil Preston Daniels on September 12, 1947 at Streator, IL and they made their home and raised their family in Braceville. She served as the longtime treasurer of the Braceville United Methodist Church and was also the past president of the United Methodist Women. Vi was also involved with the Dwight Women’s Golf Association and a former cub scout master. An avid Chicago Cubs fan, she also enjoyed watching golf, baseball and game shows. Surviving are her sons: Michael (Cathy) Daniels and Ken (Colleen) Daniels; five grandchildren: Erin (Pam O’Connor) Daniels, Jennifer Daniels, Dawn Kochan, Anthony (Tia) Kochan and Lilith Ristenpart; seven great-grandchildren: Ryan O’Con-nor, Shane O’Connor, Tyler Wiyninger, Alexis Wiyninger, Tallis Kochan, Aloysius Kochan and Savannah Morrall; brother-in-law, Billie (Joanne) Daniels; her dog, Mandy; as well as numerous nieces and nephews, and special little friend, Everett. Preceding her in death were her husband, Cecil Daniels, who passed away on December 14, 1998, and many siblings. Funeral services were at the R. W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. with the visitation two hours preceding the service. Interment followed in the Braceville-Gardner Cemetery in Braceville. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to Braceville United Methodist Church. For more information and to visit her online guestbook, please log on to www.rwpatte or find us on Facebook at R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory.