PIQUA - Virginia Irene Studebaker, 91, of Piqua, passed away at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, at Mayfair Village Retirement in Columbus.
She was born Aug. 23, 1921, in Piqua, to the late Grover and Helen Irene (Webster) Pittman. She married Virgil Studebaker on Sept. 22, 1939, and he preceded her in death.
She is survived by her three daughters and sons-in-law, Penny and William Barker of Tipp City, Janice Sue and Lynn Dillow of Troy and Betty Joanne and Carl Stewart of Ithaca; son and daughter-in-law, Charles Eugene and Diane Studebaker of Columbus; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Mrs. Studebaker was preceded in death by one son, Virgil Lawrence "Larry" Studebaker, Jr.; three sisters; and three brothers. She was a member of Troy Baptist Temple, Troy, and she enjoyed bead craftwork. She was employed by Tipp City Schools, Tipp City.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Baird Funeral Home, Troy, with Pastor David Mulvaine officiating. Interment will be in Miami Memorial Park, Covington. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Enhanced Life Styles Training Facility Inc., P.O. Box 120, Galloway, OH 43119.
Friends may express condolences to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com.
Published in Piqua Daily Call on Nov. 6, 2012