Virginia Ann Sears
Virginia Ann Sears
  • April 28, 1930 - May 7, 2016
  • Lecanto, Florida

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Virginia Sears, 86, of Lecanto, FL, and formerly of Marengo, passed away May 7, 2016 at Diamond Ridge Health and Rehab in Lecanto.
She was born April 28, 1930 in Chicago to Ralph and Lota Peterson. On July 9, 1949 she married David Sears in Marengo. He preceded her in death on June 11, 2015.
She enjoyed playing her prized trumpet and the organ, or any other instrument she got her hands on. Her and her husband retired from their welding business in Marengo and moved to Florida many years ago and never had to be cold again.
Survived by her children, Jeff (Jodee) Sears, Cindy (Westley) Powell, and Mark (Donna) Sears; her grandchildren, Shanna, Derek, and Stephanie, and step-granddaughter, Autumn; four great-grandchildren, and four step-greatgrandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, David; her parents; her sisters, Betty Anderson and Loretta Hume; and her nephews and niece, John Sears, Daniel Hume, Greg Sears, and Laurie Hume.
Visitation will be from 9 to 11am on Thursday, May 12 at Marengo-Union Funeral Home, 505 E. Grant Hwy., Marengo. The service will be at 11am.
Interment will be in Garden Prairie Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011,Washington, DC 20090-6011 or at
For information call the funeral home at 815-568-8131. Online condolences may be made at