Obit: Keepers, Virginia (1938 - 2016)
Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Beard, Boxx, Daughenbaugh, Foster, Jochimsen, Keepers, McVicker, Serrano
----Source: WIGM/WKEB Obituaries (Medford, WI) 11/13/2016
Keepers, Virginia “Ginny” (McVicker) (4 MAR 1938 - 8 NOV 2016)
Former town of Westboro resident Virginia “Ginny” McVicker Keepers passed away peacefully in her sleep on Nov. 8 after a long battle with cancer.
A family memorial will be held at a later date.
Virginia was born on March 4, 1938 to the late Earl and Leslia (Daughenbaugh) McVicker of Jump River.
She lived most of her life there, moving to Minnesota for a few years, then returning to Jump River where she met and married LeRoy Keepers on January 18, 1964 in Hannibal. After their marriage they moved to Westboro where they farmed for 16 years. While farming, she worked at Laabs Cheese Factory in Westboro, the Rib Lake Nursing Home, drove semi truck over the road and later owned and drove school buses for the Rib Lake School District. After selling the buses, Virginia and her family moved to California where she managed apartments.
She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. She enjoyed hunting, fishing, gambling and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by four sons, Terry (Diane) Foster of Ogema, Gary Foster (Alan Serrano) of Mt. Park, Georgia, Larry (Aida) Keepers of Yucaipa, Calif., Jerry (Anna) Keepers of San Marcus, Calif.; three daughters, Neva (Dan) Boxx, Melinda (Bryan) Jochimsen, both of Medford, Tracy Keepers of Springfield, Mo.; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, parents and mother- and father-in-law, she was preceded in death by her brother, Dorwin; twin infant sister, Vivian; and two great-grandchildren, Deagan Jochimsen and Shane Beard.
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