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Virginia Appelbaum

January 27, 1949 — June 12, 2020

Virginia “Ginny” Appelbaum, age 71, of Colona, Illinois went home to Heaven on Friday, June 12, 2020.

Virginia Elizabeth was born January 27, 1949, in Jackson, Michigan to George and Mary Kummrow Woodard.  Ginny married Charles Appelbaum on April 8, 2008, who survives.  She is also survived by her beloved sons from a previous marriage:  Chris (Mariah) Sturm of Alaska and Scott (Katrina) Sturm of Missouri; five precious grandchildren:  Harrison, Camas, Dessa, Lydia and Emily; two sisters:  Margie (Greg) Zack, Marty (Jack) Collier; four brothers:  George (Linda) Woodard, Jim (Liz) Woodard, Rick Tilton and Wes (Betty) Tilton; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and an aunt.  She is preceded in death by her father:  George Woodard; mother:  Mary Tilton; sister:  Mary Lou Kaufman-Helms; nephew:  Jeff Kaufman and niece:  Rebekah Tilton.

Cremation has been accorded.  A celebration of life will be held at a later date as well as a graveside service at Washington Grove Cemetery, Ashton, Illinois in the future.

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