(Note: the following obituary appeared in the Wisconsin State Journal on June 16, 2005. Virginia Oosterhous was the mother of classmate George Oosterhous. Thanks to Diane (Doherty) Fiore for providing the initial information. Chuck Radke)
Oosterhous, Viginia Gillingham
MADISON – Viginia Gillingham Oosterhous, age 91, of Madison, passed away on April 29, 2005, at Oakwood Village West. A memorial service will be held for Virginia on Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at 2 p.m., at the RESURRECTION CHAPEL of OAKWOOD VILLAGE WEST, 6165 Mineral Point Road, Madison, WI 53705. Virginia’s friends are invited to share their memories of her. According to Virginia’s wishes, she had a private family funeral near the farm where she was born in Gillingham, at Pratt Funeral Home, Richland Center, and interned in the Gillingham family plot in the Fancy Creek Cemetery, Gillingham, on May 1, 2005.