Virginia A. Vose
SPRINGFIELD, IL- Virginia A. Vose, 93, of Springfield, died at 5:55 pm, Saturday, August 19, 2017 at her home. She was born to William and Catherine (Kornfeld) Vetter on July 1, 1924 in Springfield. She married Bob Vose on May 2, 1953 and he survives.
Survivors include, husband Bob Vose; six children; Robert Vose, Jr. of Chatham, Virginia (Michael) Geiger of Springfield, Ronald (Marybeth) Vose of Springfield, Kenneth (Roxanne) Vose of Springfield, Debra Vose of Jacksonville, FL, and Sandra (Robert) Orr of Springfield; fourteen grandchildren, Brad Vose, Justin (Lindsey) Vose, Kelsie Vose, Jacee (Kyle) Byerline, Philip Dionne, Grace Geiger, Joe (Mary) Geiger, Hannah Geiger, Alexa Rapps, Taylor Rapps, Kevin Rapps, Ali Orr, Brett Sherman, and Sam Sherman; nine great-grandchildren; one brother, William (Jane) Vetter; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters, Catherine, Eileen, and Shirley.
Virginia was a lifelong resident of Springfield and worked for the State of Illinois Comptroller.
She, along with her husband, owned and operated Vose’s Fine Foods and served “Vose’s Corn Dogs” for over 51 years at the Illinois State Fair.
She was dedicated to her family and had a loving spirit.
Visitation: 9-11:15 am, Friday, August 25, 2017 at St. Joseph Church.
Funeral Mass: 11:30 am, Friday, August 25, 2017 at St. Joseph Church with Reverend Fr. Charles Hart, OFM officiating. Burial will immediately follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, or the Dominican Monastery of Mary the Queen, 1237 West Monroe, Springfield, IL 62704