Virginia  Haley

Obituary of Virginia May Haley

Virginia May Wiechman

was born March 15, 1930 in Lincoln Center Township, Adams County, Iowa and entered into rest Sunday, June 2, 2019 at Villisca Good Samaritan Center at the age of 89 years, 2 months and 18 days.

Virginia was born to Carl F and Emma P (Harmsen) Wiechman.  She was raised near Lincoln Center and attended Lincoln Center country school through the 8th grade.  Virginia moved to Corning Iowa and went to work for May Otto as a waitress in The Coffee Shoppe.

On August 28, 1955 Virginia married Floyd E Haley at Nodaway Presbyterian Church.  To this union two sons were born.  Gary Steven in 1956 and Terry William in 1959.  After getting married Floyd and Virginia lived in Nodaway, Iowa and she worked for a short time at Eveready in Red Oak, Iowa.  Later she was a stay at home mom when Floyd went to work as a crane operator for Hobe Construction of Sioux City, Iowa building interstates 29,35 and 80.  They moved several times  Floyd worked in South Dakota on interstate 90 before returning to Nodaway, Iowa to work for Adams County Maintenance Department at Corning, Iowa while Virginia returned to work as a waitress at the Coffee Shoppe until it closed.  She then went to work at the Adams County Courthouse retiring in 1983.  Virginia lived at Villisca Housing Authority and Villisca Good Samaritan Center.

Virginia and Floyd camped and traveled all over the United States.  Virginia loved to garden and had large flower and vegetable gardens and canned everything imaginable.  She always entered her fruit, vegetables and flowers in the Nodaway Corn Carnival gardening contest.  Virginia served on the Nodaway City Council and volunteered at the Nodaway Fire Department Bingo Hall for Several Years and Volunteered at the Good Samaritan Center in Villisca helping fix hair for the residents.  Additionally, Virginia crocheted and after Floyd’s death she made many name crochet doilies and sold them all over the United States and overseas.  Virginia loved to listen to country music and attended many country western jam sessions where she liked to dance.

Virginia is survived by her sons, Gary and wife Gale, Stanton, Iowa and Terry and Wife Patti, Villisca, Iowa; grandchildren: Kristi Ross (Troy) formerly of Red Oak, Iowa, Steven Haley (Nichole) of Stanton, Iowa, and Molly Miner (Jake) of Red Oak, Iowa, Stephanie Hale (Kevin) of Red Oak, Iowa, and Carla Wickwire (Chad) of LaVista, Nebraska; great granddaughters Marissa Sherman of Ankeny, Iowa, and  Sarah Veon of Red Oak, Iowa; great grandsons, Zachary and Cody Haley of Stanton, Iowa, brother-in-law Michael Haley Sr. of Exira, Iowa and Many nieces and nephews.

She was proceeded in death by her husband Floyd E. Haley in 1986, her parents Carl and Emma Wiechman, sister Dora Harris; brothers: Charlie Wiechman, Robert D. Wiechman, And Harry Wiechman; brothers-in-law Edwin Harris and Frank Bailey; sisters-in-law: Christine (Chris) Wiechman, Shirley Wiechman, Becky Bailey and Marge Haley, father-in-law  Simon (Bill) Haley and mother-in-law; nephews; Larry Haley and Bill Victor and niece Linda Vais

Wednesday
5
June

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Wolfe Funeral Home
201 E 4th St
Villisca, Iowa, United States
712-823-4142
Thursday
6
June

Service

10:00 am - 10:00 am
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Wolfe Funeral Home
201 E 4th St
Villisca, Iowa, United States
712-823-4142
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