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Virginia Rosemary Hedrick, 88, Logansport, passed away at 9:20 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, in Miller's Merry Manor. Born July 29, 1929, in Stockwell, she was the daughter of Homer Ray and Mabel Irene Howe Stingley. She was married to Roy Lee (Jack) Hedrick on Dec. 19, 1968. He passed away Aug. 1, 2012.
Virginia moved from Walton to Royal Center in 1981. She retired from Warner's Greenhouse. She enjoyed camping, reading, traveling and was an ardent IU sports fan, especially basketball.
Surviving are children, Michael (Yvette) Sims, Logansport, Steve (Bebe) Sims, Hebron, Jeff (Rina) Sims, Peru, Dave Sims, Peru, Kathy (Bill) Strahlem, Logansport, Bob Hedrick (Paula) Maybrey, Peru; stepchildren, Steve (Pam) Hedrick, Walton, Terry Hedrick, Kokomo, Becky Hulet, Greentown, Jackie Hedrick, Rochester, Jim Hedrick, Rochester, and John (Iva) Hedrick, Rochester; 16 grandchildren, Erika (Adam) Reeser, David (Kristen) Sims, Rebecca Sims, Eric (AnnMarie) Sims, Sara (Mike) Kowlaski, Nikki (John) Martin, Shanna (Chad) Reppert, Jaclyn (Brandon) Warren, Justin (Amy) Sims, Billy Strahlem (Tiffany Wootten), Travis Hedrick, Chelsea Mabrey, Hunter Hedrick, David Harper, Alex Blizzard and Danielle Blizzard; 20 great-grandchildren; several stepgrandchildren and several step-great-grandchildren; two nephews; and one niece.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sister and brother-in-law, Phyllis (Bud) McDole; and a daughter, Donna Blizzard.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Kroeger Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, also at the funeral home with Pastor Paula Niebert officiating. Interment will be in Ever-Rest Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to any favorite charity.
Family and friends may leave a memory or message of condolence by visiting the online obituary at www.kroegerfuneralhome.com.
Published on October 1, 2017
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