~~Virginia "Ginny" Krogman, age 96, of Danube died Monday, June 12, 2017 at the RenVilla Nursing Home in Renville. Mass of Christian Burial is Wednesday, June 14th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Olivia with Rev Dennis Labat as celebrant. Visitation is Wednesday at the church from 9:30-11:00 a.m. Burial will follow the mass at St. Aloysius Cemetery. Arrangements are with Dirks-Blem Funeral Service of Olivia.
Virginia Amber Krogman was born June 23, 1920 at Slayton, MN, to Albert and Hattie (Wall) Peterson. Ginny married Vincent N. Krogman on December 31,1941 at Dundee, MN, and they were the parents of five children. Besides raising her family she was a beautician for over 40 years and operated Ginny's Beauty Shop in Renville, Olivia and Danube. Ginny loved animals, especially cats, and not only fed her own pets but also the strays in her neighborhood. She also enjoyed sewing, visiting with her children, and drinking coffee....the pot was always on!
Ginny is survived by her five children and their families: her daughter and son-in-law Cheryl and Doug Schneider of Flower Mound, Texas, and grandchildren Darin (and Teresa) Schneider and Nicole (and Scott) Smith; her daughter Jenean Persian of Gillette, Wyoming, and grandchildren Clayton Persian, Cameron Persian, and Kelsey Persian; her daughter Susan Wertish Greenwald of Fairmont, and grandchildren Michelle (and Jared) Thompson and Brandon (and Andrea) Greenwald; her son and daughter-in-law Jim and Sharon Krogman of Danube and grandchildren Amber (and Erik) Stephenson, Brittany Krogman, and Carli Krogman; and her son and daughter-in-law Dean and Donna Krogman of Lake Lillian and grandchildren Katie Krogman and Kourtney Krogman; her five great-grandchildren; and her sister Carol Whaley of Tracy. Ginny was preceded in death by her parents; her sister Lois Downing; hers two sons-in-law James Wertish and John Persian; and her great-granddaughter Tiffany Schneider.
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