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Virginia Mary Menkhus

Born:            Wednesday, 12th of January 1921
Died:            Friday, 31st of August 2018


   Virginia Menkhus age 97, of Festus, Missouri, passed away Friday, August 31, 2018 at her home. She was born January 12, 1921 in Crystal City, Missouri, the daughter of the late Mabel Mary (nee Drury) and Felix D. Schwent.
   In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Eugene G. Menkhus; sisters Hilda (the late Tom) Bond, and Mildred Schwent; and a brother Glennon (the late Margie) Schwent.
   She is survived by sons Robert "Bob" (Beverly) Menkhus of S. St. Louis Co., Missouri, Donald (Janet) Menkhus of Pevely, Missouri, and William R. "Bill" (Tamara J.) Menkhus of Festus; daughters Mary V. (Frederick) Hess of Shiloh, Illinois and Linda Herman of Festus; 10 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren.
   She was a charter member of Our Lady Church in Festus; a retired bookkeeper for the Jefferson County Circuit Clerk's Office; and an avid card player.
   Memorial gathering Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 11:00 A.M. until the time of memorial mass at 1:00 P.M. at Our Lady Church in Festus, officiated by Fr. Greg Klump. Interment at a later date in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Memorials in her memory are preferred to the Society for the Blind, St. Louis, 8770 Manchester Road, St. Louis, Missouri 63144 or Our Lady Church of Festus.

Crystal City, Missouri
Festus, Missouri