Rapid River, MI
Virginia L. Sundling, age 74, of 9892 U.S. Hwy 2, Rapid River, passed away Saturday afternoon, January 25, 2014 at the Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba surrounded by her loving family.
Virginia was born April 22, 1939 in Escanaba, the daughter of Louis and Adeline (Artley) Brunette. She was united in marriage to Rodger D. Sundling on January 18, 1958, together they raised their 5 children and made their home in the Rapid River area.
Virginia was raised in Gladstone, attended Holy Name Schools, and was a member of the All Saints Catholic Church and Rapid River Senior Center. She enjoyed the company of her pet cats, Kitters and Sam, and also enjoyed feeding the birds, rabbits and deer on their property. Family was very important to her and she loved to spend time with them, especially her grandchildren. She will be remembered for being a wonderful cook and having a kind heart. Her family will miss her special holiday dinners and home baked cookies. Her hobbies included playing bingo and taking casino trips.
In addition to her husband of 56 years, Rodger, survivors include:
Larry D. (JoJean Miller) Sundling, Susan (Mike) Hebert, Kenneth (Dawn) Sundling,
Dale Sundling, and Sherri (Frank Bushey) Sundling.
Brothers: Louis (Irene) Brunette, Wallace (Iona) Brunette, and William (Judy) Brunette,
Sister: Sharon (Allen) Lanaville
7 grandchildren, 1 great granddaughter, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.