Virginia Rose (Lenz) Loomis, age 95 of Durand went to be with her Lord and Savior Thursday, June 11, 2020. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 10:30 AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 700 E. Columbia Dr., Durand, MI 48429. Interment immediately following at St. Paul Cemetery in Owosso. The family will receive friends Monday, June 15, 2020 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 6:00 to 8:00 PM.The Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 PM at Watkins Brothers Funeral Homes, 501 N. Saginaw St., Durand, MI. 48429.
Virginia was born January 1, 1925 to Albert and Permelia (St. John) Lenz in Owosso. She retired from Ferrell Gas Company after 40 years; working as both a secretary and bookkeeper. She was a faithful member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Durand, the President of the Altar Society, a VFW Auxiliary member in Durand for over 55 years, a den mother as well as a girl scout leader for many years. Virginia enjoyed bowling, extensive traveling with her husband, family, and friends, playing cards, bingo, and casino trips! But her greatest love was her family, especially her grandchildren.
Virginia is survived by her son Karl (Sharon) Loomis, daughters; Pamela (Leonard) Corwin, Patricia (Ronald) Yates and Anita (Charles) Holek, 14 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, and 19 great great-grandchildren, her sister-in-law; Lucile Liestenfeltz, and many nieces, nephews and special niece Janet Barnes, her casino buddy. Virginia was preceded in death by her husband Karl Elton Loomis, Sr., her brother; Carl Lenz, her sisters; Eugenia Francis, Leona Buehler and Nita Bruckman.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Hospice House of Shiawassee County at http://www.hospicehouseshia.org/ or to Memorial Healthcare Hospice at https://www.memorialhealthcare.org/service/hospice-care/.