Virginia V. Weaver

Virginia V. Weaver

Virginia V. (Jenks) Weaver, age 94, of Dodgeville, formerly of Cobb, WI and Wilmington, IL, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at Bloomfield HCC. The former Virginia Jenks was born on January 11, 1918 in Woodruff, WI to Orval and Laura “Babe” (Holmes) Jenks. Virginia grew up near Cobb and was a 1936 graduate of the Cobb High School and received her teaching certificate from the Platteville Teachers College. She married John Weaver of Fennimore on August 5, 1938. In 1941, they made their home in Wilmington, IL where Virginia taught Elementary School for 33 years. John preceded her in death on April 19, 1999. Virginia had been an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Wilmington and P.E.O. Chapter GK. Entertaining family and friends was her greatest joy. Being an excellent cook, the food was always scrumptious and the table beautifully set. Virginia was an avid reader and in recent years, enjoyed playing bingo. Her love of flowers and taking photos yielded many beautiful memories of happy times with the special people in her life. In 2009 she moved to Bloomfield Manor to be closer to her relatives.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Dale (Doris) Jenks and Orval Jenks Jr.; two sisters, Marian (Harold) Grunenwald and Jen Nagel-Olson and her husbands, Donald Nagel and Daniel Olson; a son-in-law, Carl Larson and a grandson, David Weaver.

Virginia is survived by a daughter, Judith Lee Larson of Sun City West, AZ; a son, Daniel (Joyce) Weaver of Salem, SC; three grandchildren, David Larson; Eric (Nan) Larson and Kathy (Bob) Remington; three great grandsons, Adam Larson; Conner Larson and Ethan Bushelle; a brother, Douglas (Mary) Jenks of Montfort; a sister-in-law, Carol Jenks of Oak Creek as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial Services will be held at 12:30 P.M. Saturday, August 11, 2012 at The Campbell Chapel at Bloomfield Healthcare Center, 3151 County Road CH, Dodgeville, WI 53533. Pastor Rom A. Pegram will officiate. Inurnment will be in Oakwood in Wilmington, IL at a later date. Friends may call the Campbell Chapel from Noon until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, memorials are designated for the First United Methodist Church in Wilmington.