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Virginia E. Schwarze

February 26, 1931 — November 20, 2019


Virginia  E. Schwarze, nee Kettler, 88, of Valmeyer, IL, died November 20, 2019, in St. Louis, MO. She was born February 26, 1931, in Columbia, IL.

She is survived by her children Larry (Amy) Schwarze, Linda (Skip) Jenkins, Lyle (Zoe Ann) Schwarze, Lloyd (Margaret) Schwarze, Laurie (Mike) Brown, Lenny (Karen) Schwarze, and Lisa Schwarze; 16 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; sister Marlene Rusteberg; sisters-in-law Gloria Kettler and Elveria Miller; nieces; nephews; cousins; and many friends.

Virginia enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren, and was an avid Cardinal fan.

Virginia was preceded in death by her husband Wilbur F. "Whip" Schwarze (married April 29,1951); parents Albert H. & Clara I. (nee Schmidt) Kettler; brothers Wilbert and Robert Kettler;  sisters Esther Kettler and Darlene Dumstorff; 

She was a member of St. John UCC - Maeystown, IL, Maeystown Women's Fellowship, and past member of Monroe County Home Extension.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Shriner's Hospital
St. Johns Cemetery - Maeystown

Visitation:
2 PM to 8 PM Sunday, November 24, 2019 at Quernheim Funeral Home
8 AM until 9:15 AM Monday at Quernheim Funeral Home

Funeral:
10 AM Monday, November 25, 2019 at St. John United Church of Christ in Maeystown, IL
Pastor Patrick Poole officiating
Interment at St. John Cemetery in Maeystown, IL
 

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