Virginia A. Whetsel - 85

5/8/1934 - 6/7/2019

Byron, IL

Virginia A. Whetsel, age 85, passed away on Friday June 7, 2019 at Generations at Neighbors in Byron. She was born on May 8, 1934 in rural Ogle County the daughter of Reno and Anna (MacDonald) Whetsel. She worked in the commissary at the Dixon prison. Virginia was a people person who loved visiting with her family and friends. She was a lover of country music, enjoyed gardening, and spending afternoons sitting on her front porch. Virginia is survived by her children, Lisa (Ron) Hutchinson of Harvard, IL and Jamie (Lara) Whetsel of Dixon, IL; grandchildren, Anna Davidson, Tonya Shaw, Kyle Whetsel, Jessica (Kelson) Spinden, and Leland Hutchinson; great granddaughter, Mackenzie Shaw; sisters, Dixie (Dick) Lindsey of Rockford and Jeanne McDanel of of Kapa’a, HI; and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, brother Robert, sister Betty Jean, and beloved niece Elizabeth Schmidt. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 PM on Sunday June 16, 2019 at Byron Cemetery with Pastor Randy Snider of Cornerstone Family Church officiating. A luncheon will follow the graveside service. Memorials are established for the Alzheimer's Association.

Graveside Service:

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 PM on Sunday June 16, 2019 at Byron Cemetery.

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