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Virginia L. Wasson
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Obituary for Virginia L. Wasson

Virginia "Ginny" Wasson (nee Leeck), age 92, a resident of Naperville, IL since 1977, formerly of Westchester, IL, passed away Friday, August 24, 2018 at DuPage Care Center in Wheaton, IL. She was born January 5, 1926 in Oak Park, IL.

Beloved wife of the late James G. "Jim" Wasson, whom she married November 21, 1945 and who preceded her in death on June 11, 2013, loving mother of Sandra "Sandy" (Ed) Tyrala of Glen Ellyn, IL, Marsha (Daniel) Braun of Menomonee Falls, WI and James G. "Jim" Wasson, Jr. of Bourbonnais, IL, adored grandmother of Karen (Charles) Chapell and Kimberly (Heath) Johnson; Timothy Braun, Rebecca (Daniel) Clark and Kristina (Ian) Elfe; Nathaniel (Sandra) Wasson and Matthew Wasson, cherished great-grandmother of Cameron and Evan Chapell; Dylan (Ashley Fasnacht) Johnson and Shane Johnson; James G. Wasson III and Grace Wasson; Avery and Virginia Elfe, great-great grandmother of David Johnson, devoted daughter of the late Gustave and Ida (nee Smith) Leeck, dear sister of two deceased siblings, sister-in-law of the late Willard J. (Gretchen) Wasson, fond aunt, great-aunt and friend of many.

Virginia grew up in Oak Park, IL and was a 1944 graduate of Oak Park River Forest High School. She attended secretarial school and briefly worked at a bank in Chicago's Loop before starting her family. She was an active member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Naperville, IL since 1977 and a former social member of Cress Creek Country Club in Naperville. Virginia was involved in Girl Scouts when her daughters were younger.

Visitation Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 4:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill Street, Naperville.

Additional Visitation Thursday, August 30, 9:30-10:30 AM in the funeral home.

Funeral Services will follow Thursday, 10:30 AM in the funeral home with Rev. Stephen Schumacher officiating.

Interment: Arlington Cemetery, Elmhurst, IL.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Virginia’s memory may be made to:

Bethany Lutheran Church, 1550 Modaff Rd., Naperville, IL 60565, (630) 355-2198, bethanylcs.org

or

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 954 W. Washington Blvd. #305, Chicago, IL 60607, (312) 651-7350, https://www.lls.org/illinois

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

29

Aug

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Visitation

Thursday

30

Aug

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Visitation

Thursday

30

Aug

10:30 AM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Cemetery Details

Location

Arlington Cemetery

401 E. Lake St.
Elmhurst, IL 60126


Memorial Contribution

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

954 W. Washington Blvd. #305
Chicago, IL 60607

Bethany Lutheran Church

1550 Modaff Rd
Naperville, IL 60565
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