THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Virginia Ginny Bilodeau, 87, of Menominee, passed away Monday, Oct. 21, at the Luther Home in Marinette.
Born July 19, 1926 in Menominee to Floyd and Philomen (Saunier) Plude, she resided there all of her life and was a 1945 graduate of Menominee High School. She married John D. Bilodeau on Sept. 20, 1947. She worked at several Menominee businesses including, Montgomery Ward Store, Fabs Fabric Store, Star Cleaners, where she also did alterations and for the past 27 years, she was employed at Colonel Ks Pasty Shop.
She enjoyed traveling, playing cards and golfing. A former member of North Shore Golf Club, she was also a member of Resurrection Church and St. Anne Sodality.
She is survived by a daughter, Sandy Bilodeau, of Menominee; two grandsons; two brothers, Ivan Plude and Floyd Plude, both of Menominee; a sister, Alice Erickson, of Marinette; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John on April 19, 1991; a sister, Frances Hartl and a brother, Alden Plude.
Friends may call at Hansen-Onion-Martell Funeral Home in Marinette, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25. The St. Anne Sodality will hold a prayer service at 11:15 a.m. and funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. with Deacon Vince Beckley officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Menominee.