Virginia L. Stussy — Pine Island

Virginia L. Stussy, 88, of Pine Island, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at the Pine Haven Care Center.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Saint Paul Lutheran Church, with Pastor Kip Groettum. Visitation will be on Saturday for one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Pine Island Cemetery.

Virginia Lea Raddatz was born July 2, 1925, in Milton Township, Dodge County, to Alfred and Evea (nee Byrd) Raddatz. She grew up on the family farm, attended country school, and graduated from Pine Island High School. On Sept. 29, 1945, Virginia was united in marriage to Ralph Stussy in Pine Island. They made their home in Pine Island. Virginia raised her family, and in her later years worked at Reiter's Grocery Store.

Virginia was a member of Saint Paul Lutheran Church. She enjoyed crocheting, coffee with the neighbor ladies, motorcycling, fishing, snowmobiling and watching the birds.

Virginia is survived by three sons, Daniel (Barbara) Stussy of Zumbrota, Thomas (Susan) Stussy of Pine Island and Rolland (Vicky) Stussy of Rochester; two daughters, Margaret "Peggy" (Neil) Stolp of Oronoco and Ann (Thomas) Jackson of Thief River Falls; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Virginia was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph; parents, Alfred and Evea; one son and two brothers, Vern and Loren Raddatz.

Arrangements are with the Mahn Family Funeral Home – Mahler Chapel in Pine Island.