Virginia Sitze

Monday, August 25, 2008
Virginia Sitze

MARBLE HILL, Mo. — Virginia C. Sitze, 91, of Glenallen, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, at the Eldercare of Marble Hill in Marble Hill.

She was born March 26, 1917, in Glenallen, daughter of Claude and Floe Stilts Vance. She and Rev. Buford Sitze were married July 5, 1941. He died Sept. 2, 2000.

Sitze worked for the hat factory in Marble Hill and for Angelical in Marquand, Mo., as a machine operator. She was a member of the Old Trace Creek Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Delma Farrell of Glenallen; two sisters, Mercelete Kinder of Moro, Ill., and Retha Sitze of Bethalto, Ill.; and a granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by a daughter.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Fred Ritter officiating. Burial will be in the Old Trace Creek Cemetery.