Virginia Toelke


Virginia Lorene Toelke, 84, Pittsfield, Ill. formerly of Gerald, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020, at Liberty Village, Pittsfield, Ill.

She was born Sept. 12, 1935, to Guy David and Iva Marie (Ramsey) Skelton, in Beaver Dam.

She was united in marriage to George Edward Toelke Jr., April 2, 1955, in St. Louis.

Virginia worked as a waitress for many years. She enjoyed visiting, playing bingo and was an avid Cardinal’s fan. She was a member of Ebenezer Stone Church near Gerald.

Virginia was preceded in death by parents, Guy and Iva; husband, George; a stillborn daughter, Debera Sue Toelke; and sister, Phyllis Wilson.

She is survived by children, Kathleen A. Toelke of Edwardsville, Ill., Carolyn Sue Roderick and husband Douglas of St. Charles, George D. Toelke and wife Rachel of Pittsfield, Ill., and Steven E. Toelke and wife Tracy of Labadie; sister, Marilyn June Seel of St. Louis; grandchildren; Emily Roderick, Jack Roderick, Garrett Toelke, Katelyn Toelke, Hannah Toelke and Grace Toelke; and step-grandchildren; Zackery Johnson and Dane Hartman.

Funeral services were held Saturday, May 30, at Ebenezer Stone Church near Gerald with Pastor Glenn Hollander officiating. Burial followed at Ebenezer Stone Church Cemetery. Memorial contributions suggested to the Ebenezer Stone Church near Gerald.

Arrangements entrusted to Gottenstroeter Funeral Home of Owensville.


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