Virginia L. Burgess age 82 of Brown City died February 4, 2013. She was born September 2, 1930 in Cadillac, Michigan to Donald and Mabel Holbrook. She graduated from Kent City High School and on September 23, 1950 married Elton Burgess.
A homemaker and mother Virginia had also worked at Marion’s Studio and sold Tupperware for several years. She had been a active member of the Omard and the Brown City United Methodist Churches She especially enjoyed the choir. She enjoyed her time with family and grand children.
She is survived by 5 children Karen (Mike) Cleary, Klawock, Alaska, Duane (Janice) Burgess. Caro, Paul Burgess, Brown City, Alan (Vicki) Burgess, Brown City, Marilyn Burgess and spouse Craig Forgaard, Gustavus, Alaska, 8 grandchildren Julie, Lori, Brian, Paul, Jackie, Jeremy, Michelle and Eric, 5 great grandchildren, a sister Marsha Keating and Rainey.
She was preceded in death by her husband Elton and infant twins.
A gathering for family and friends will be Thursday from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Carman Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Carman Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Omard Cemetery.