The Mass of Christian Burial for Virginia "Ginny" (Wegscheid) Richter of Wadena will be celebrated at 11:00 AM on Friday, March 14, 2014, at the St. Ann's Catholic Church in Wadena with Fr. Aaron Kuhn as celebrant. Friends may call on Thursday from 4:00 until 8:00 PM at the St. Ann's parish center with a Christian Mothers rosary service at 5:00 PM and parish prayers at 6:00 PM. Visitation continues on Friday from 9:30 AM until the time of mass at the church. Virginia was called to be with the Lord, at the age of 85 years on Sunday, March 9, 2014, at her home in the loving care of her family.
Ginny was born to Alois and Clara (Langer) Wegscheid on April 1, 1928, at their home in Bluffton, MN. She was united in marriage with James "Jim" Joseph Richter on June 14, 1949, in Bluffton. They made their home and raised their family near Wadena. Ginny was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother, whose hours were filled with flower gardening, sewing, cooking, baking, knitting, beading & creating Rosaries, watching EWTN, and playing the piano. Ginny was the organist at St. Fredericks Catholic Church in Verndale for many years and was a member of Christian Mothers.
Ginny was preceded in death by her parents Alois and Clara; and sister Betty Huebsch. She is survived by her husband Jim; sons Dennis (Barb) of Verndale, Ronald (Janice) of Long Prairie, Gary (Cindy) of Hewitt, Joseph (Pam) of Hewitt, and Nick (Sheri) of Sartell; daughters Margie (Jarry) Cole of Annandale, Carol Mois (Graham Ouimet) of Stacy, Mary (Gene) Denny of Hewitt, and Janet (Brian) Spreiter of Baxter; 36 grandchildren & 49 great-grandchildren; brothers Ervin (Joyce), David (Rita), Leroy (Ruth), Tom (Georgette), and Dick (Brenda) Wegscheid; sisters Evelyn (Nestor) Vorderbruggen, Dorothy (David) Adams, and Donna Wegscheid; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Wadena.
The family requests memorials be made for Masses.
Arrangements are with the Schuller Family Funeral Homes in Wadena. (www.SchullerFamilyFH.com)