Virginia Mildred Jerdon, of Niles

June 22, 1931 — Jan. 27, 2019

Virginia Mildred Jerdon, 87, of Niles, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, at West Woods of Niles.

She was born June 22, 1931, in South Bend, to the late Leslie Roy and Mildred Reichman.

On Dec. 16, 1950, she married George Jerdon at a ceremony in Gilman City, Missouri.

Virginia graduated from Brandywine Senior High School in 1976.

She worked at Simplicity Pattern.

Virginia is survived by her husband of 68 years, George; children, Sheila (Roger) Kline, Patricia (Jerry) Pinch, Larry (Betty) Jerdon, John (Linda) Jerdon, David (Cindy) Jerdon, Debbie (Jeff) Westgate; 18 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Leslie and Mildred, and sister, Linda Carol.

Cremation has taken place.

Family will have a private burial at a later date at Bertrand Bible Church Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Hoven Funeral Home, Buchanan, MI. Online condolences may be made at hovenfunerals.com.

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