|Birth: ||Apr. 17, 1928|
|Death: ||Jan. 28, 2013|
Obituary from Freeport Journal Standard January 30, 2013
Virginia M. Mann, age 84, passed away on Monday, January 28, 2013 at the UW Hospital in Madison, WI.
She was born on April 17, 1928 in West Point Township to Clifford and Bessie (Tieman)Broge. She married Ralph Mann at St. John's Lutheran Church in Lena on December 25, 1947.
She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. Virginia and her husband farmed all their lives and she also worked at Swiss Colony for 20 years until retiring in June 2008. She enjoyed gardening, old time music and crossword puzzles. She especially enjoyed being with her family.
Virginia is survived by 4 children, Larry(Deb)Mann of Monroe, WI, Lee(Gregory)Stamm of McConnell, IL, Lynne Haight (friend Art Jaeger)of Lena, IL, Kathy(Jerry)Miller of North Pekin, IL;7 grandchildren, Tina(Cleveland)Hargrow, Dennis(Carla)Mann,Staci(Brian)Dunlavey,Dawn(Rick)Dikkers,Billie Jo(Eric)Runkle,Leslie(Clint)Bertram, and Corrie Confer; 2 step grandchildren, Danielle(Joe)Hubner and Devin(Tiffany)Miller;14 great-grandchildren;7 step great-grandchildren;2 sisters, Helen Straight and Nelda Straight, both of Buffalo, WY;4 brothers, Eugene(Ursie)Broge of Freeport,IL, Allen(Phyllis)Broge of Sunset City, AZ,LaVerne(Linda)Broge of Winslow, IL, Norman(Mary Ann)Broge of Winslow, IL;sister-in-law, Lucille(Ben)Lee of Freeport, IL; and numerous nieces, nephews, and her dog, "Polly".
She was preceded in death by her parents;her husband, Ralph on January 4, 1988; and 3 brothers in infancy.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at the St. John's Lutheran Church in Lena, IL.
Visitation will be on Friday, February 1, 2013 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church.
Reverend Rick Bader will officiate the service. Burial will be at the Lena Burial Park, Lena, IL.
A memorial fund has been established in her name.
Clifford Leroy Broge (1894 - 1975)
Bessie Tieman Broge (1905 - 2000)
Ralph W Mann (1927 - 1988)
Lena Burial Park
Created by: Kathy Miller
Record added: May 15, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 110617063
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