The Washington Times-Herald

November 1, 2006

Virginia Villwock


EDWARDSPORT — Virginia Chambers Villwock, 83, died Tuesday at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes.

She was born on Sept. 8, 1923, in Bicknell, the daughter of the late William and Jesse (Cassell) Chambers.

She graduated from Edwardsport High School in 1941. She spent her life dedicated to her family, home and farm. She was a trustee of Asbury Chapel United Methodist Church. She served as a Past Worthy Matron of the Edwardsport Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Carl Villwock, whom she married June 1, 1944; daughters and sons-in-law, Carla and Dr. Greg Skinner of Mooresville, and Judy and Dr. Jim Schwengel of Cedarburg, Wis.; son and daughter-in-law, Don and Joyce Villwock of Edwardsport; grandchildren, Christy Schwengel of Washington, D.C., Bill Schwengel of Telluride, Colo., Sarah Villwock of Bloomington, and Betsy Villwock of Greenfield; one sister, Marjorie Dunham of Farmersburg; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters and a granddaughter, Susan Schwengel.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Asbury Chapel United Methodist Church, 11744 E. Ragsdale Rd., Bicknell. Burial will be in the Edwardsport Town Cemetery.

Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at McClure-Utt Funeral Home, 109 E. Sixth St., Bicknell.

Preferred memorials are to Asbury Chapel United Methodist Church or the Knox County Community Foundation through the funeral home.

(Oct. 31, 2006)