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Virginia Helen (Wright) Ross

June 22, 1936 ~ April 15, 2022 (age 85)

Obituary

Virginia Helen (Wright) Ross, age 85, of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, formerly of Odin, Illinois, died peacefully on April 15, 2022.


Virginia was preceded in death by her husband of nearly sixty-two years, Joseph Ross.


Virginia is survived by daughter Susan, son Joe (Maggie), son David, sister Nancy (Joe) Covey, sister-in-law Debbie Wright and many nieces and nephews. She was a devoted Grandma to Amanda, Joshua, Isabella, Emma, and Joe.


Virginia was born June 22, 1936, in Checotah, Oklahoma, and grew up in Odin, Illinois. She graduated from Salem High School in 1954. Joe and Virginia met when he taught her brother George, and they were married in 1957.


Virginia liked to paint, garden, and read, and dabbled in different crafts over the years. She and Joe loved to travel and go dancing.


She is preceded in death by her parents, Edgar and Helen (Steen) Wright, brother George Wright, brothers-in-law George Ross and John Belcher, sister-in-law Mary Katherine ‘Sis’ (Ross) Belcher, son-in-law Tom Pockrandt, and nephew Mike Belcher.


Celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, June 17, 2022, at Day Macz Funeral Home in Sandoval with Dustin Belcher officiating. Interment will be in the Andereck-McClelland Cemetery in Sandoval. A visitation time will be held from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service at 11:00 A.M. on Friday at the funeral home in Sandoval. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Virginia’s honor to the Alzheimer’s Association.

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 17, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Sandoval Funeral Home
311 North Pine
Sandoval, IL 62882
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Celebration of Life
Friday
June 17, 2022

11:00 AM
Sandoval Funeral Home
311 North Pine
Sandoval, IL 62882
Guaranteed delivery before the Celebration of Life begins

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