Obituary: Virginia Marie Splingaire

Virginia Marie Splingaire, 84, of Brussels, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017 at home.  She was born Feb. 11, 1932 in Green Bay to Chester and Jenny Amenson.  On June 2, 1951, she married Edward J. Splingaire in Green Bay and they were married for 63 years.  He preceded her in death on March 12, 2014.

Virginia was a homemaker and past member of St. Jeromes Catholic Church in Phoenix Arizona and currently a member at St. Francis and St. Mary Parish in Brussels.

She is survived by two daughters, Carol Zuder, Glendale, AZ and Gail McErlean, Brussels, WI;  one son James Splingaire, Round Lake, IL; six grandchildren, Tanya (Mike), Brian, Jennifer (Mike), Nicholas (Nicole), Connor and Taylor; 6 great-grandchildren, Audrey, Samantha, and Josephine Pearce, Vincent Lee “Vinny”, Emma Grace, and Benjamin Lee Schneider; one sister Margaret Sucharski; in-laws, Erna Splingaire, Lena Reivitis, Margie Berglin, and Gary (Ann) Splingaire, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four siblings, Jack (Martha Jane) Amenson, Elmeda (John) Lachkovic, Theodore (Agnes) Amenson, and George (Betty) Amenson; in-laws: Clifford and Norman Splingaire, Glen Berglin, Ed Reivitis, Hank Rankin, Sebel and Wilmer Tassoul, Alivna Splingaire and Robert Sucharski.

Funeral services will be 11:00 am Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 at St. Francis and St. Mary Parish in Brussels with Rev. Steven Vanden Boogard and Deacon Paul Zenefski officiating.  Visitation will be at Forbes Funeral Home on Monday morning from 9:00 am until 10:15 am.  Burial will be in Stevenson Cemetery.

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