Violet M. Koger died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007, at Galena (Kan.) Nursing Home after an illness. She was 73.

Mrs. Koger was born Sept. 7, 1933, in Wyandotte to Roy and Stella Hayes. She lived in the Wyandotte and Picher areas most of her life.

She was of the Baptist faith.

She was married to Jim Koger. He survives, of the home.

Additional survivors include one son, Royce Archer of Norman.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Wyandotte Cemetery. The Rev. Dan Shackelford will officiate.

Arrangements are under the direction of Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Picher.