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Obituaries

Virginia M. Peach

Virginia M. Peach
Virginia M. Peach

WALNUT – Virginia M. Peach, 84, of Walnut, died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at Heritage Health in Walnut.

Virginia was born Nov. 27, 1932, the daughter of Ben Frank and Mildred Virginia (Beaber) Strader. She married Delmar C. Peach on June 10, 1950, in Princeton. He preceded her in death on April 8, 1993. Virginia was a member of First Christian Church in Walnut. She worked as a secretary and treasurer for Glenn and Dick Fritz Plumbing and Heating. She then was employed by the village of Walnut as the treasurer, and then went on to be the treasurer of First Christian Church. She loved to play bingo and do crossword puzzles. Virginia was an avid reader, and enjoyed reading the daily newspapers. She enjoyed being called “Grandma Gin” by those who knew and loved her.

Survivors include her son, Lonny (Rhonda) Peach of Walnut; one granddaughter, Melissa (Chad) Arians of Sterling; two great-grandchildren, Bradyn and Mia Arians; one sister, Shirley (Jerry) Post of Omaha, Arkansas; four brothers, Frank Strader and Leonard (Mary Jane) Strader, both of Walnut, Roger Strader of Chino Valley, Arizona, and Keith Strader of Phoenix; and many nieces and nephews.

She also was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Dennis; one sister, Mary Elizabeth Towne; and one brother, Howard Strader. 

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Garland Funeral Home in Walnut. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Christian Church in Walnut, with the Rev. Brian Moore officiating. Burial will be at Walnut Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to First Christian Church of Walnut or the American Red Cross.

Visit garlandfuneralhome.com to send condolences.

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