VIRGINIA M. CREPS, 90, of Ligonier, passed away on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 in Albion. She was born Sept. 9, 1922 in San Francisco, Calif. the daughter of Howard and Violet (Flag-herty) Pearson. She married Robert L. Creps on May 2, 1945 at the Presidio Army Base in San Francisco. He preceded her in death in 1985. She was a Nurse's Aide in San Francisco during World War II. She was the proprietor of Creps Quality Bakery in Ligonier, which had been in her family since 1926. "There was no better place to get a "fried cake." She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church. She enjoyed spending her time working, especially decorating the cakes at the bakery. She is survived by her son, Jim Creps of Ligonier; daughter, Vicki (Dennis) Berkey of Fremont, Ind.; four grandchildren, Heather (Roger) McBride, Bryan Berkey, Brit (Abbey) Berkey and James (Nicole) Greiter; as well as 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Howard Pearson. A Funeral Mass in Mrs. Creps' honor is 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 300 Ravine Park, Ligonier, Ind. Father Wilson Corzo will officiate, assisted by Deacon Stan LeMieux. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013 at Yeager Funeral Home, Ligonier. Burial will be at Oak Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Parkview Home Health & Hospice, 1900 Carew Suite 6, Fort Wayne, Ind. 46805.
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 17, 2013