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Virginia Klug

VIRGINIA DELORES KLUG, 94 BELVIDERE - Virginia Delores Klug, 94 of Belvidere, passed away at her home, Monday April 22, 2013. She was born December 18, 1918, in Chicago; the daughter of Sigmund and Helen (Sowka) Marshall. She graduated from high school in Chicago. Married Arthur John Klug November 18, 1939, in Niles, IL. Virginia was a child of the depression and a hard worker who loved to volunteer for community services. During WWII she worked as a "Rosey the Riveter" for the Defense Dept. She also worked as a receptionist for Aetna Life Insurance Co., was an operator for Bell Telephone Co., a dental assistant, worked at St. Joseph Hospital and Niles Township School System. She was the recipient of the Presidential Citation for Community Service. She volunteered for Maple Crest Nursing Home, Meals on Wheels, the Moose Club, Sorosis Club, St. Joseph Hospital and read to children at Ida Public Library. Virginia enjoyed Bible study, baking, knitting, travel, dancing, card playing and could ride a horse until 80 years of age. She is survived by her son, Richard Dennis Klug (who is proud of her accomplishments in life and her service to the community); grandson, Jason D. (Shirl) Ross. She will be greatly missed by her family and the Belvidere community. Preceded in death by her parents and husband. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 27, in First Presbyterian Church, Belvidere, with Rev. Dr. Robert R. Kopp, pastor officiating. Visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Belvidere Funeral Home. Interment Maryhill Cemetery, Niles, IL. Condolences to belviderefh.com.

Published in Rockford Register Star from Apr. 24 to Apr. 25, 2013
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