Virginia Rose "Gin" Moser, age 89, of West Olive passed away on Sunday, April 11, 2021, in Holland. She was born in Fennville, MI on May 26, 1931, to Raymond E. and Madeline A. (Wuis) Garbrecht, and she married Peter E. Moser on June 6, 1953 in Muskegon. He preceded her in death on October 26, 1983.
Gin was a self-employed certified music teacher, having taught Del Shannon. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of the Dunes where she was active in choir. Gin also taught at the 4H club and was a member of the PTA. Her other interests were camping, boating, puzzles, crosswords, reading, and her birds. Gin was an accomplished piano, organ, accordion, guitar, violin and steel guitar player. Family and music were of utmost importance to her.
She is lovingly remembered by her children: Carolyn (Robert) Geoffroy, Vickie (Paul) Miles, Joy Moser, Joseph (Xiurong) Moser, Cathey (David) Miles, twins Shirley (Todd) DePree and Shelley (Wilho) Wittaniemi, Gloria (Kevin) Romanelli, Leasa (Stanley) Walton and Trena (Tony) Feathers; fifteen grandchildren; Joshua, Rachel, Matthew, Christopher, Tiffany, Jeremey, Jasmine, Jeffrey, Monica, Amber, Danielle, Heather, Ashley, Jaden, Kasey; eleven great-grandchildren; three sisters: Dorothy Higgins, Christine Grant and Madeline "Babs" Leak; brother, Terry Garbrecht; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother, Ronald; sister, Kay Garbrecht; and son-in-law, Tim Keller (husband of Joy).
The funeral service for Virginia will be private, for immediate family only due to Covid-19 restrictions. Friends may meet the family 3 – 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 14, at The VanZantwick Chapel of Sytsema Funeral & Cremation Services. Due to current state restrictions, masks are required, and we are limited to 25 guests indoors. Please be courteous of the time spent with family as others may be waiting. Interment will be in West Olive Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society
are appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to The VanZantwick Chapel of Sytsema Funeral & Cremation Services, 620 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417. Share memories with the family at their online guest book at www.sytsemafh.com.
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Published by The Holland Sentinel on Apr. 14, 2021.