Obituary of Virginia Ripper Froebel
- Obituary of Virginia Ripper Froebel
Colorado County Citizen Online
3 Jun 2003
Virginia Froebel, 58, of Bernardo, TX, fondly known as Gingie, died
on May 26, 2003 due to injuries sustained in an auto accident.
She was a devoted mother, wife, daughter, sister, aunt and friend.
She was born on March 12, 1945 to Albert and Nita Ripper in Sealy,
Texas. She was a graduate of Columbus High School. On February 25,
1968, Virginia married Carlos Wayne Froebel. They have lived with her
son, Brian, in Bernardo over the last 20 years.
She loved children and currently was working at St. Paul's Lutheran
Day Care and previously at St. Anthony's Catholic School, where she
was known to all the children as "Miss Virginia".
Virginia is survived by her husband of 35 years, Carlos Froebel; son,
Brian, 25; mother, Nita Ripper; sisters, Loretta Zweschper and
husband James and Shirley Supak and husband Jerome; mother-in-law,
Clara Froebel; numerous other brothers/sisters-in-law; nieces;
nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Albert Ripper.
She was laid to rest on Saturday, May 31, 2003. The service was held
at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Columbus, TX at 9:30 a.m. and
interment followed at St. Roch's Catholic Church in Mentz, TX with
Fr. Wayne Flagg and Fr. Dan Kahlich officiating under the direction
of Henneke Funeral Home.
The pallbearers were Michael Zweschper, nephew; Kelly Markos, nephew-
in-law; Scott Ripper, cousin; Bryce Froebel, nephew; Reed Froebel,
nephew; Todd Froebel, nephew; Ryan Beane, close friend; Bob Tait,
Virginia devoted her life to her family, and she was a loving woman
with a beautiful smile. She was a selfless person, who continually
gave to her community and helped in any way that she could. She found
great joy in gardening, flowers, cooking, and above all, her son,
Brian, and her three great-nieces, Kaley, Emily, and Elizabeth, who
always brought a smile to her face and happiness in her voice.
Gingie, you are deeply missed.