VIRGINIA BIGGS VALPARAISO, IN
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Virginia Biggs, 85 of Valparaiso, was born September 23, 1927 in Memphis, TN. Coming from a family of educators, she graduated from Lincoln Memorial University when she was 19 years old. She attended a number of other universities and received a Master's Degree. She came to this area in 1956. She went on to a career in education teaching at a number of schools including Valparaiso University where she taught home economics and Purdue University where she taught nutrition. She then went on to a career as a dietitian and worked at the Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and ended up as a Food Service Director for the State of Indiana in Westville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marshal Biggs; brother, Henry Dickenson; daughter-in-law, Elaine Stallard; and her first husband, Doug Stallard. She is survived by her sons: Pat and Maury Stallard and Chris (Deborah) Biggs. She was a very unselfish, fun loving lady who enjoyed spending time with her eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She also enjoyed sports, cooking, games and educating herself about a number of subjects. She passed peacefully at the VNA Hospice Center on February 7, 2013. Visitation will be Tuesday, 6:00-8:00 PM at Bartholomew Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Bartholomew Funeral Home, 102 Monroe St., Valparaiso, Pastor Craig Forwalter officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery. To sign a guestbook for Virginia, please visit bartholomewnewhard.com
Bartholomew Funeral Home - Valparaiso
102 E. Monroe St.
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Published in The Times on Feb. 9, 2013