Virginia “Ginny” Trapino, age 69, of Highland, passed away, due to a heart attack on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at her home. The former Ginny Pierick was born on October 19, 1943 in Dodgeville to Virgil and Doris (Wheaton) Pierick. She was a 1961 graduate of the Highland High School. Ginny worked for U.W. Systems, retiring from the U.W. Geological Society. She enjoyed playing piano, gardening and time spent with family and friends. She was preceded in death by a son, Daniel Nicholson and her parents.
Ginny is survived by a son, Joe Nicholson of Mt. Horeb; a grandson, Brody Nicholson; her life companion, Gary Cain of Highland; her brother, Ron Pierick of Dodgeville; her closest friend, Susan Lewis of Belleville as well as nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, December 15, 2012 at the McGuire-Peterson-Houck Funeral Home in Highland. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday after 11:00 A.M.