Virginia J. CORNFORD
- Born: 23 Jan 1915, Prairie du Chien, Crawford Co., WI, USA
- Married: 23 Sep 1933, Prairie du Chien, Crawford Co., WI, USA
- Died: 26 May 2006, McGregor, Clayton Co., IA, USA
"Virginia J. Fennel, 91, of Prairie du Chien, died Friday, May 26, 2006, at the Great River Care Center in McGregor, IA, following a short illness.
She is survived by a son, Bert (Marita) Fennel of Rockford, IL; 6 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; three sisters-in-law, Marcella Cornford of Prairie du Chien, Nellie Timmerman of Madison, and Marge Hein of Dubuque, IA.
Virginia was born January 23, 1915, in Prairie du Chien, to John and Lucy (Kaiser) Cornford. She married Clarence Fennel on September 23, 1933, in Prairie du Chien. They farmed for a time in the Bloomington area before moving to Prairie du Chien where they lived the rest of their lives. Virginia was a homemaker and helped her husband with his freight business and later worked for 3M. She enjoyed fishing, playing cards, and spending time with her family and grandchildren. Virginia was very much a people person.
Virginia was preceded in death by her parents; one son, James; husband, Clarence; four brothers, Louis, James, John, Harry, and three sisters, Thelma, Ruth, and Manilla."
Virginia married Clarence W. FENNEL, son of Bert G. FENNEL and Lela SAWYER, on 23 Sep 1933 in Prairie du Chien, Crawford Co., WI, USA. (Clarence W. FENNEL was born on 5 Aug 1910 in Bloomington, Grant Co., WI, USA and died on 9 Oct 1995 in Prairie du Chien, Crawford Co., WI, USA.)