Virginia Lee Zeckser, 80, of Stewardson, IL, formerly of Woodstock, IL, died at 8:10 p.m. Sunday, November 27, 2016 in Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Effingham, IL.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, December 3, 2016 in Trinity Lutheran Church, Stewardson, IL with Rev. David Weaver officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Saturday in the church. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, near Mode, IL. Arrangements are by Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Strasburg, IL. Memorials may be given to Trinity Lutheran Church or Trinity Lutheran School.
Virginia was born on June 16, 1936 in Shelby County, IL, the daughter of James B. and Stella L. Grove Rogers. She attended Stewardson-Strasburg High School before graduating in Chicago. She was a computer programmer for National Cash Register, working in the Chicago area. She married Eldor Walter Zeckser on October 25, 1969. Virginia was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Stewardson, IL, where she was active in Ladies Aid. She was an accomplished artist and also enjoyed gardening, crocheting, cooking, caring for her dogs, and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her son, Eldor Eugene “Gene” Zeckser (Becky) of Post Falls, ID; daughters, Gail Thompson (Mike) of Woodstock, IL, Janell Liscio (Bob) of Mocksville, NC and Connie Janikowski (Philip) of McHenry, IL; brother, William Rogers (Linda) of Stewardson, IL; 10 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Eldor on December 5, 2010; son, Charles Zeckser; sister, Linda Kay Oles; and grandson, Tige Schmeer.