Virginia Heffren

Virginia Heffren, 86, of Ripon, died Wednesday, January 5, 2011, at Sheltered Village in Ripon.

She was born on April 16, 1924, in Milwaukee, a daughter of Edward and Violet Hebert Heffren.

Virginia lived at Sheltered Village of Ripon for many years where she received tender, loving care by the staff. She was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Ripon.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews, including Janet (Roger) Kuehn of Colgate, Barbara (Wayne) Waterman of Oconomowoc and Ralph (Ruby) Noggle of Slinger; several cousins including, Thomas L. Scott of Beloit and Patricia (Richard Smith) McKearn of New Auburn, Wis.; and great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her mother and stepfather, Violet and Phillip Hirstein; her father, Edward Heffren; a sister, Veretta (Ralph) Noggle; four brothers, Art, Harold, and Norman Haessly and Alvin Lapene.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan.11, at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 415 East Fond du Lac St., Ripon with the Rev. Robert A. Fictum officiating. Burial will be in Ledgeview Memorial Park, Fond du Lac.

The visitation will be on Tuesday at church from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory is serving the family. Additional information and guest register can be found at www.machfuneralchapel.com.

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