Virginia Maurer

Virginia MaurerVirginia Constable Maurer, 89, of Rushville died at 10:15 p.m. Feb. 16, 2013, at Snyder's Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.

She was born Feb. 23, 1923, in Lincoln, a daughter of Walter and Mabel Goetz Tolles. She married Gerald Constable on Oct. 20, 1940, in Palmyra, Mo. He preceded her in death on Oct. 10, 1985. She later married Martin Maurer on Nov. 24, 1986, in Oswego. He died May 17, 2005.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Tolles; one infant sister, Emagine Tolles; and two stepbrothers, Lyle and Les Ward.

Surviving are one son, Randy R. (and Cindy) Constable of Rushville; and one sister, Doris Akers of Rushville.

She worked at J.C. Penney and Co., Carrick's Dry Goods, Bower's Clothing Store and Jackson Shoe Store, all in Rushville, before retiring.

She was a member of Rushville Free Methodist Church, Schuyler American Legion Auxiliary Unit #4, VFW Auxiliary and Rushville Business and Professional Women's Club.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville with Rev. Rose Ross officiating. Burial will be in Rushville City Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Culbertson Hospital Foundation.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 2/20/2013

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