WATERTOWN — Virginia L. Gilbert, 70, of Watertown, died on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at the Prairie Lakes Hospital in Watertown. Memorial services will be held by the family at a later date in Iroquois.
Virginia Lee Gilbert was born on Jan. 31, 1943, at home near Bancroft. She graduated from Iroquois High School in 1961. She later began her employment with Davenport Cleaner’s in Sioux City and worked there for 30 years.
On July 30, 1990, she married Larry Gilbert in Elk Point and they made their home in Sioux City, Iowa.
She enjoyed watching all sports games, playing games and winning tokens on Pogo on the internet and traveling.
She is survived by her siblings, Eva Schlenker of Watertown, Ralph (Syble) McQuirk of Canby, Ore., Colleen (Wayne) Hemstreet of Ocheyegan, Iowa, Julie DeJean of Huron, Edward (Janie) McQuirk of Houston, Texas, and Ruth (Gale) Hauser of Mesquite, Nevada; her special friend, Carol Kuehn of Sioux City, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry; and her brother, Gerald.
Wight, Comes and Sogn Funeral Chapel in Watertown is in charge of arrangements.
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