Virginia M. Ryser

Virginia M Ryser

Virginia M. Ryser, age 90 passed away on Friday, August 19, 2022 at the New Glarus Home.

She was born on November 28, 1931 in Martintown, WI the daughter of Vern and Erma (Cline) Smith. Virginia attended the Martintown School. On December 19, 1948 she was united in marriage to Fredrick A. Ryser in Monticello, WI. Virginia worked for many years as a waitress along with being a farm wife. She was a member of York Memorial Lutheran Church. Family was always very important to her. Virginia loved to make treats to share with her family or provide a little something to get a treat at the bakery while working at the restaurant. She also enjoyed sitting down for coffee and to chat and catch up on goings on. Virginia loved her faithful canine companion, Teddy.

Virginia is survived by her children Fred (Margaret) Ryser and Linda (Gary) Thompson, grandchildren Phil (Lori) Thompson, Travis Thompson, Mandy Peterson, and Tiffany (Randy) Nolden, great-grandchildren Jordan, Mason, Alexis, Morgan, Brianna, Hailey, Breckyn, Coleden, Alyssa, Connor, Hannah. She is further survived by her sisters Evelyn Tschanz, Maralyn Martin, and Beverly Vandlen, nieces, and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Fredrick, brothers Delbert Smith and Glenn Smith, sisters Geraldine Johnson and Edith Milestone, and infant sister Helen.

Private family services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, August 21, 2022 at the Zentner-Beal Funeral Home, 29 Sixth Ave., New Glarus, WI. Burial will be in the York Memorial Lutheran Cemetery, rural Blanchardville.

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