Virgina E. Blasius

Sept. 17, 1927 - March 27, 2007

Virginia E. (nee Meyer) Blasius, 79, of Sullivan, died Tuesday, March 27, 2007, at AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc.

She was born Sept. 17, 1927, in Caldwell, the daughter of Emmett and Lillian (nee Buss) Meyer.

In 1947, she married John Blasius. She was very active in the Muskego Fire Department. Virginia was a member of the Muskego Veteranís of Foreign Wars #8171, the Muskego VFW Auxiliary, where she was a past president, and the Watertown VFW Auxiliary #3709. She also was a member of the Oconomowoc Birthday Club.

She is survived by her beloved husband, John Blasius; her children, Dan Blasius of Sullivan, Doreen (David) Marr of Hartland and Lori (Bob) Schilling of Lebanon; her grandchildren, Terra (Matt) Jaeck, Scott Marr, Bobby Schilling, Ann (Ryan) Backus, Julie Schilling and Eric Schilling; and her sister, Phyllis Zastrow of Milwaukee.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Charles Meyer.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Friday, March 30, at St. Johnís Lutheran Church, W405 Highway 18, Sullivan. The Rev. Dean Zemple will officiate. Burial is at Glenview Memorial Gardens in Ixonia.

Memorials are appreciated to St. Johnís Lutheran Church or AngelsGrace Hospice.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4457 or visit