Virginia Lochmueller, 95, longtime resident of Fort Branch, IN, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 in Fort Wayne, IN.
Virginia and her family had just celebrated her 95th birthday on July 1st of this year.
Virginia graduated in 1938 from Fort Branch High School and worked at Emge Meat Packing and Potter and Brumfield in her early years. Her most gratifying Job and the one from which she retired was with Fort Branch Federal Savings & Loan.
Mrs. Lochmueller was a devoted member from her childhood of the Fort Branch First Presbyterian Church, Serving in many capacities. She volunteered at Gibson General Hospital in Princeton, IN accumulating 1,000 hours of service. She was a member of the Eastern Star and Daughters of the Nile. She enjoyed playing cards and line dancing at the senior Center in Princeton, IN, She was an accomplished cook as her children and grandchildren will affirm, serving the best fried chicken and chocolate pie in Gibson, Co. Her personal favorites were a bowl of vegetable soup and a slice of custard pie.
Virginia is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Paul H. (Tom) Lochmueller and a sister, Vivien French (husband Charles).
She leaves another sister Maxine Hoar (husband Gene), of Newburgh, IN, and two sons, Roger P. Lochmueller (wife Pam), of Fairfield Glade, TN. And Kent W. Lochmueller (wife Nancy), of Boynton Beach, FL. She has four grandchildren; Karsten Lochmueller (wife Kim), and Gretchen Carell (husband Chuck); of Fort Wayne, IN, Katy Fischer (husband Mark) of Indianapolis and Seth Lochmueller (wife Stephanie) of Huntington, IN. She also leaves seven great grandchildren; Makaela and Rylan Lochmueller, Katie and Liz Carell, Cyprus Lochmueller, Carson and Owen Fischer, Virginia has 3 nieces, Karen Cyphers (husband Otis), of Fort Branch, Tina Perkins (husband Ron), of Barrington, IL and Hope McCoy (husband Dennis), of Evansville, IN.
Services for Virginia will at held at Stodghill Funeral Home in Fort Branch, IN on Saturday, July 25th, at 11:00 AM CST.
Visitation will be held prior from 9:30 AM until service time on Saturday.