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Verona Ida "Ronnie" Riegel


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Verona Ida "Ronnie" Riegel Obituary
Verona "Ronnie" Riegel passed away.
She was born on May 3, 1920 in Pittsylvania County, VA and died on April 10, 2016 in Prescott. AZ. She moved there in 2012 to be near her son Phillip. "Ronnie" had a lifelong career in Nursing having been trained as an US Army Nurse. She served in WWII then got her BS in Nursing from the Univ. of VA. She also served in the Korean War and then continued as a RN in the Veteran's Administration until her retirement as Chief of Nursing at the Big Spring VA in 1977. She lived in Big Spring from 1974 until 2012 having made some very close friends who have missed her greatly since moving. Ronnie enjoyed working in her yard and taking drives on the farm roads of West Texas. She will be buried at Trinity Memorial Park later this year. Verona was a devoted nurse and mother, but mostly a beautiful person. She is survived by her son, Phillip Riegel of Prescott, AZ, and daughter, Lenda Issel of Santa Rosa, Ca.
Published in Big Spring Herald on Apr. 13, 2016
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