Virginette F. Domeyer – Manchester

domeyer-virginetteVirginette F. Domeyer, 91, of Manchester, Iowa, died Sunday, November 27, 2016.  Visitation will be Tuesday, November 29, 2016 from  3:00 – 7:00  p.m. at the Clifton – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Earlville , with a 2:30 p.m. Scripture Service. Funeral Mass will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Manchester, with visitation one hour prior to service.  Burial will be at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Greeley.

Survivors include her children, Joyce Domeyer, Connie (James) Sjostrom, Marcia (Wayne) Burkle, Ann (Kevin) Burns and Christopher (Connie) Domeyer; ten grandchildren, Tara (Robert) Stainton, Danielle (Jon) Eastman, Brian (Cristal) Burkle, Mindy (Chad) Hauser, Krista (Andy) Jepson, Nick (Abby Engelken) Burkle, Kirk (Emily) Burkle, Matthew (Bethany) Burns, Michelle Burns, and Angie (Parker) Lazenby; sixteen great grandchildren, Milan, Gus, Rowan, Ava, Cash, Jack, Willow, Oliver, Natalie, Ellie, Tessa, Payton, Grayson, Cecelia, Marielle, and Morgan.

Virginette was preceded in death by her parents; husband Daniel in 2002; and her brothers and sisters, Julanda Koch, Ambrose Osterhaus, Raymond Osterhaus, Omer Osterhaus, Eugene Osterhaus, Marie Domeyer, Lester Osterhaus and Laverne Osterhaus.

Virginette was born August 20, 1925, in Petersburg, Iowa, the daughter of Frank and Rose (Bruggeman) Osterhaus.  On January 14, 1948, she married Daniel H. Domeyer in Petersburg, Iowa.  To this union, five children were born. She was a homemaker, farm wife and caregiver.  She enjoyed cooking for family, gardening, canning, sewing and baking. She taught religious education at St. Joseph Catholic Church, was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, and volunteered with St. Mary’s School, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Camp Courageous, and Regional Medical Center.  Most of all, Virginette enjoyed family time, especially with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Good Neighbor Society, St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Greeley, St. Mary’s School in Manchester, or the donors choice.

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