Virginia Rethwisch, 75, of Carroll, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 at Colonial Manor in Randolph.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14 at the United Methodist Church in Carroll with the Rev. Kyle Nelson officiating. Private family burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Carroll. Visitation will be Wednesday, Sept. 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Carroll Methodist Church with family present.
Memorials may be directed to Carroll United Methodist Church Building Fund.
Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.
Virginia Rose Rethwisch was born Sept. 23, 1941 in Norfolk to Melford and Ruby (Shufelt-Duncan) Stanfill.She attended grade school and high school in Carroll. Virginia married Gene Rethwisch on Oct. 17, 1957 at Webster City, Iowa. The couple farmed north of Carroll until 1978, then moved into Carroll in 1983. She graduated from Joseph’s Beauty School in 1978. Ging owned and operated her beauty shop, Carroll Coiffures, in Carroll for 26 years. Gene passed away May 18, 2009. They spent 52 years together. She was a member of United Methodist Church in Carroll, Carroll United Methodist Women and the Carroll Craft Club. Ging enjoyed gardening, crocheting, bowling, reading, and most of all spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Survivors include her children and their families, Jeff (Karon) Rethwisch of Norfolk and children Greg, Kyle, and Haley and Mike (Mitze) Rethwisch of York and children Matt, Doug, and Blake, and Peggy (Paul) Leiting of Randolph and children, Nick, Kurtis, and Kris; seven great-grandchildren; a brother, Tony Duncan of Wisner; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Ann Jenkins of Carroll, Charlene Jones of Carroll, and Connie (Merlin) Brugger of Winside; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gene in 2009; step-grandson, Nick Leinen; one great-grandson, Bentley Rethwisch; brother, Ronald Stanfill.
Pallbearers will be Virginia’s grandchildren, Greg Rethwisch, Kyle Henn, Matt Leinen, Doug Rethwisch, Blake Rethwisch, Nick Leiting, Kurtis Leiting, Kris Leiting and Haley Nolan.