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Virginia Butters

October 10, 1922 — December 7, 2017

Virginia June Butters passed away peacefully at the Good Shepherd Home with family present on December 7, 2017.  She was born on October 10, 1922, in Sheboygan County to the late Harland & Mittie Taylor.  She married Stanley Butters on November 14, 1942.  Stanley preceded her in death on April 7, 2014, after 71 years of marriage.

She was an active member of Seymour/Cicero EUB & United Methodist Churches (New Life U. M. Church) where she taught Sunday school and sang in the choir for many years.  Virginia in addition to raising three sons worked at various jobs including the Seymour Bakery and Seymour drug store.  She worked with handicapped children at New Hope Nursery, was a president of the American Field Service sponsoring a foreign exchange student (Persio Frietas from Brazil) and a president of TOPPS for a number of years.  In her youth she participated in many talent shows, singing with her sister Jean.  She enjoyed singing and playing games with family and making delicious meals for family gatherings.

She and her husband enjoyed traveling with their camper and motor home, visiting many areas in the USA and Canada.  Her favorite camping place was with her family at United Methodist Wildwood Campground at Pine Lake.  In her later years she spent many hours helping her husband making silhouette yard ornaments.

Virginia is survived by three children:  Robert (Darlene) of Seymour; Terry (Marilyn) of Beloit; and Randy (Teresa) of Madison; nine grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Jean Steurwald and brother-in-law, Pete; and sister-in-law, Jane Snow and brother-in-law Ronald.

Friends may call at Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, Seymour on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, from 10:00 am until services at noon with Pastor Mark Klaisner officiating.  Burial will take place in Cicero Methodist Cemetery.  Online condolences may be expressed at

A memorial fund has been established.

A special thank you to the staff of Good Shepherd Nursing Home for their years of loving care, Unity Hospice, and Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home for their care and concern.

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