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Mrs. Verda Ries (Mobus) Walkup


1917 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Mrs.  Verda Ries (Mobus) Walkup Obituary
Verda Ries Walkup, 98, of Litchfield, passed away Sunday November 6, 2016 at Country Living Adult Foster Care in Hillsdale. Born November 30, 1917 in Jasper, MI, to Roy and Vida (Wotring) Mobus. She was a member of the Litchfield Congregational Church, IOOF/Rebekahs. Verda was a talented artist and enjoyed reading and loved to just drive around on the country roads

On July 9, 1936 she married Delbert R. Ries, and he preceded her in death in 1991. She later married Max Walkup, and he preceded her in 2003.

Survivors include 2 daughters, Roselyn Helberg of Colorado Springs and Carole Fuller of Sterling Heights; son, Michael Ries of Monroe; seven grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband's and parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Lori Penegor, and sister Wyona Skelt.

A celebration of Verda's life will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel in Litchfield with Pastor Michael Murray officiating. Interment will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery. The family will receive friends and relatives on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until time of service.

Memorials are suggested to the .

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Published in The Hillsdale Daily News from Nov. 7 to Nov. 8, 2016
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