March 18, 1922-March 25, 2014
MARSHALL – Mass of Christian Burial for Virginia VanRobays, 92, of Sioux Falls, S.D., formerly of Marshall will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at church. Burial will be at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Marshall. Military rites provided by American Legion Post 113 of Marshall and the Minnesota Military Funeral Honors Program.
Virginia died March 25, 2014, at her residence in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Virginia Rose VanRobays was born March 18, 1922, in Minneota to Anton and Cecelia (Plaster) Bromen. Virginia graduated from high school in Minneota and continued her education at St. Josephs School of Nursing in St. Paul and became a registered nurse. She spent two years as an army nurse during World War II. On June 15, 1946, she was united in marriage to Burton VanRobays in Marshall. Virginia was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Hospital Auxiliary. She volunteered at the Bloodmobile, Avera Morningside Heights Care Center and at Hill Street Place.
She is survived by her son Paul (and Nelda) of Katy, Texas; daughter Patt (and Larry) McLaughlin of Brookings, S.D.; sisters: Leona (and John) Wielde, Doris (and Don) Claeys, Cecelia (and Erwin) Fier; four grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother Howard Bromen and sister Joan (and Norman) Bot.
Rehkamp & Horvath Funeral Directors