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Virginia Harrington

February 3, 1922 November 5, 2019
Virginia Harrington
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Virginia Violet Harrington, age 97 of Sidney, IA died Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at the Shenandoah Medical Center in Shenandoah, IA following a brief illness. She was born February 3, 1922 in Nebraska City, NE to Everett E. Simmerman and Julia Gladys (Sears) Simmerman. She grew up in the Farragut, IA area and graduated from the Farragut High School in 1939. On June 11, 1949 she was married to Charles Neal Harrington, Sr. They had 2 sons, Charles Neal Harrington, Jr. and Curtis Lee Harrington.

Virginia worked at the Farmer’s Coop part time in High School and later full time. She taught Country School for 2 years then returning to Bookkeeping at the Coop. In 1955 the family moved to Sidney and she worked at the ASCS Office for 17 ½ years. After that, she worked in the Fremont County Clerk’s Office as a Deputy Clerk. Virginia then filled out Olive Vansant’s term as Clerk of the Court when Olive retired.

Virginia loved to travel to destinations near and far. A social butterfly, she enjoyed coffee with friends and cherished time spent with family.

Virginia was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles Harrington, Sr.; siblings, Garnet Carson, Genevieve Gowing, Forest Simmerman and Norma Jean Simmerman. She is survived by 2 sons, Charles (Chuck) Harrington, Jr. and wife Beverly of Sidney, IA and Curtis Lee Harrington of Nebraska City, NE; 2 grandchildren, Alyssa Clabaugh and husband Mike of Clive IA and their children Amelia and Harper and Jeanette Harrington of Shenandoah, IA and her child Jace L'Heureux; several nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Saturday, November 9, 2019 at the Crawford-Marshall Funeral Chapel in Sidney, IA with Pastor Leah Elrod of the Sidney United Faith Church officiating. Visitation will be open after 5:00 PM Friday with the family greeting friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Friday at the Funeral Chapel. Interment will be in the Sidney, IA Cemetery and a memorial fund has been established. The Crawford-Marshall Funeral Chapel in Sidney, IA is in charge of arrangements.


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Visitation

Friday

8

Nov

6:00 PM 11/8/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/8/2019 8:00:00 PM
Crawford-Marshall Funeral Chapel Sidney

500 South Main Street
PO Box 128
Sidney, IA 51652

Visitation with the Family greeting Friends

Crawford-Marshall Funeral Chapel Sidney
500 South Main Street Sidney 51652 IA
United States

Service

Saturday

9

Nov

10:30 AM 11/9/2019 10:30:00 AM
Crawford-Marshall Funeral Chapel Sidney

500 South Main Street
PO Box 128
Sidney, IA 51652

Funeral Service

Crawford-Marshall Funeral Chapel Sidney
500 South Main Street Sidney 51652 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sidney Cemetery Final Resting Place

Foote Street and East Street
Sidney, IA 51652

Foote Street and East Street Sidney 51652 IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Fund Established

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