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Virginia Wittig “Jinnie”

Born to Eternal Life on Friday, February 28, 2014 at the age of 92.  Beloved wife of the late Norbert.  Dearest mother of Phil (Chris), Paul (Debbie), Margaret (Patrick), Tom (Kathie), Steve (Lorrie), Roberta and the late Betty.  Loving grandmother of Becky (Brian) Michelsen, Melissa (Dan) Polley, Jeremy, Lisa (Vinay) Rawlani, Shelly, Shannon, Stephanie Goldberg, Lexie Goldberg, Luke (Lauren), Samuel, Monica, and James.  Great-grandmother of Brittain, Brady and Alex.  Sister of Mary Kroeger.  Sister-in-law of June Kroeger and LaVerne Wittig.  Preceded in death by her siblings Esther Bonin, Ruth Berns and Bob Kroeger. Visitation will be held at the Funeral Home Wednesday, March 5 from 4-8 PM with a Prayer Service At 7 PM.  Visitation will also be held Thursday, March 6 at Blessed Sacrament Church, 3100 S. 41st St., at 9 AM, followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM.  (PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH)   Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Virginia was born April 22, 1921 in Milwaukee to Edmund A. and Elfrieda C. (nee Krug) Kroeger.  She married Norbert C. Wittig on May 29, 1948 and they enjoyed 50 wonderful years together.  She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who always put her family first.  Virginia was very patriotic and proudly served her country in the United States Navy WAVES during World War II.


  • Wayne & Beth Krolikowski says:

    I wish to express my sincere sympathy to the Wittig family. Mrs. Wittig was loved, and will be missed, especially as I remember all the fun outings with the Wittig klan I went on while growing up. The most special time each summer, was the 4th of July celebration marching to Jackson park, our afternoon picnics, and fireworks. Beth and I still put out all the flags we got in our front yard each July 4th. Going forward, they will mean even more. Love Wayne (and Beth) Krolikowski

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