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Virginia Hill, 89, died Friday, December 28, 2012 at Trinity Center at Luther Park in Des Moines. She was born on September 4, 1923 in Nevada, Iowa.
Virginia graduated from Iowa Methodist School of Nursing in 1944 and was united in marriage to Lucas M. Hill in 1945. During her nursing career, she worked for Drs. Hughes, Moore and Rinderknect. Virginia last worked as a Head Nurse of the Rehabilitation Ward at the Veterans Hospital in Des Moines, retiring in 1985.
Virginia is survived by her son, Tom (Lou Ann) Hill of Newton; grandson, Andrew Hill of Iowa City; sister, Martha (Robert) Oleson of Springfield, Missouri; sister-in-law, Ginny Hill of Ankeny; as well as many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lucas; father and mother, Herman R. and Evangeline Thomas; mother-in-law, Mabel Omvig; and her brother, Herman R. Thomas Jr.
Funeral services will held at 12 p.m., Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens, 121 NW 60th Avenue in Des Moines, with burial following at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive visitors one hour prior to service time at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Luther Park or a
Online condolences may be made to:
Hamilton's Funeral Home
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50313
Published in Des Moines Register from Dec. 30, 2012 to Jan. 1, 2013