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Virginia Studer 1949-2010

Sep 28, 2010

MALLARD — A Memorial Mass for Virginia “Jinner” Studer, 61, of Mallard was Monday, Sept. 27, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mallard. The  Joyce Funeral Home in Emmetsburg was in charge of arrangements. 

On Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, Jinner passed away at her home. She was 61.

Virginia Lu Stafford was born July 26, 1949, the daughter of Kenneth “Moose” and Alice (Howard) Stafford in Emmetsburg. She was a graduate of Mallard High School.

On April 24, 1971, Jinner was united in marriage to James Studer at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mallard. 

Jinner worked at the Palo Alto County Hospital, SNC Manufacturing and most recently at the Wild Rose Casino. She loved to spend time baking for family and friends.

Jinner enjoyed coffee and  conversation with friends and co-workers. Most of all, she loved to spend time with her grandchildren.  Jinner had a zest for life, and she will always be remembered for her sense of humor and ability to make other people smile.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Jim of Mallard;  mother, Alice of Emmetsburg;  two children:  Kerry and wife, Jenny of Johnston and Lisa and husband, Michael Hubbard of Urbandale; and five grandchildren: Kaily, Brock, Jaden, Ryan and Noah.

Also surviving are three sisters: Nancy and husband, Dr. Wendell Davis of Overland Park, KS, Peggy and husband, Paul Reinhart of Albany, MO and Mary Stafford and friend, Frank Crotts of Mallard; and two brothers: Richard Stafford and wife, Diana of Mallard and Dan Stafford and wife, Lois of Great Bend, KS. 

She was preceded in death by her father and two brothers, Robert and David Stafford.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 6200 Aurora Ave., #504W, Des Moines, IA 50322.

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