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Rold, Virginia J. (1925 - 2023)


Posted By: Denise Wurner (email)
Date: 2/24/2023 at 16:13:46

Name of deceased: Virginia J. Rold

Aged: 97 yrs, 9 mo, 12 days

Residence: Harlan, Shelby County, IA

Born: March 20, 1925; Randolph, Cedar County, NE

Died: Jan. 1, 2023; Myrtue Medical Center, Harlan, Shelby County, IA

Funeral services: Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023; Altamont Baptist Church, Harlan, IA; burial to be at a later date

Survived by: Children, Lawrence (spouse, Pamela) Rold of Harlan, IA, Barbara McClelland of Phoenix, AZ, Debra (spouse, John) Gorden of Queen Creek, AZ, Mary Rold of Atlantic, IA, and Kay Jay (spouse, Lori) Rold of Harlan, IA; 11 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; siblings, Mary Anna Knouse of Mission, TX, and Frederick Fox of Harlan, IA; other family members and friends

Predeceased by: Parents, Frederick Fox and Eva Martindale; daughter, Betty Jo Nichols; siblings, Clarence Fox and Marion Ruth Henricks; grandchildren, Sean, Adam, and Patricia; great-grandchildren, Tricia and Dodge

Education: Attended country school in rural Harlan, Shelby County, IA

Religious affiliation: Baptized at Altamont Baptist Church, Harlan, IA.

Military service: n/a

Marriage: Elvin “Ozzy” Rold; Dec. 26, 1843; Altamont Baptist Church, Harlan, Shelby County, IA

Employment: Farmer’s wife; loved helping Ozzy with his custom farming work when they would shell corn, haul cobs, and do many other jobs. Additionally, she worked as a cook at the Baptist Nursing Home, Harlan, IA.

Hobbies/Interests: Loved crocheting, having made many afghans for her children, grandchildren and friends; loved doing puzzles with her daughter, and spending quality time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Sources: kjn.com; knodfm.com; pauleyjones.com


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