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Virginia Mae (Nelson) Corwin

Posted July 25, 2014 in Ankeny, Obituaries

September 3, 1925 – July 23, 2014

Virginia Corwin

Virginia Corwin

Virginia Corwin, 88, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Sunny View Care Center in Ankeny, Iowa.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, July 28, 2014 at Ankeny Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home.

Born September 3, 1925 in Exira, Iowa, Virginia Mae Nelson was the daughter of Alfred and Lela Nelson. She grew up and received her education in Exira. In 1944 Virginia was united in marriage to LeRoy Corwin, and the couple was blessed with three children, Jerry, Don, and Connie. They made their home on the farm near Rhodes before moving to Ankeny while Virginia was employed by the State of Iowa in the accounting department.

Virginia enjoyed cooking, watching NASCAR, and traveled to all 50 states with LeRoy. Most of all she loved her family who all held a special place in her heart.

Survivors include her son, Jerry (Patsy) Corwin of Windsor Heights; daughter-in-law, Sheryl Corwin of Ankeny; seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy; son, Don Corwin; daughter, Connie Roberts; parents; and siblings, LaVerna, Bernice, and Curtis.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Animal Rescue League.

Information provided by:
Ankeny Funeral Home and Crematory
1510 West First Street
Ankeny, IA 50021

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