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Virginia Barnett Roerig sponsored obituary

January 20th, 1926 – October 25th, 2006

Resident Of Penn Valley



Longtime Lake Wildwood resident, Virginia B. Roerig passed away October 25th, at age 80, at Spring Hill Manor in Grass Valley. Virginia is survived by her devoted husband of 61 years, Philip Roerig, and was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Luella Barnett. She is also survived by her daughter Geri Hodge and husband Jim, daughter Phyllis Gonzales and husband Phil, grandchildren Michelle Swain and husband Phil, Geoff Hodge, Anthony and Kimberly Gonzales, great granddaughters Claire and Olivia Swain, sisters Bernice Micklin and Beverly Scott and husband Richard, and brother Richard Barnett and wife Eun, sister-in-laws Joan DeRose and Caryl Le Vita, brother-in-law Alan Roerig and wife Jill, and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Virginia was born in Sutter, Illinois, graduated from Warsaw High School and married Philip Roerig on March 16, 1945, in Marana, Arizona. She was an avid lover of roses and African Violets, and enjoyed camping, sewing and baking, Mahjongg, many




crafts, and as a skilled ceramicist, taught classes in her home. She was a member of TOPS of Grass Valley, Lake Wildwood’s women’s nine hole golf group and “Collectabelles” of Lake Wildwood. Her love of family, spirit and strength will be dearly missed by all.

A memorial service is planned on Wednesday, November 8 at Penn Valley Community Church, 11739 Spenceville Rd., Penn Valley, at 11am with pastor Tom Gregoire officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the American Diabetes Association, Hospice, or the charity of your choice.


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