Virginia E. Forrest
Jan. 9, 1926 ó June 11, 2015
Virginia E. Forrest of Oconomowoc died on Thursday, June 11, 2015, at Angels-Grace Hospice at the age of 89. She was born in Chilton on January 9, 1926, the only child of Joseph and Eleanor (nee Heinze) Steffes. In January 1964, she married William Forrest in West Allis; he preceded her in death on April 15, 1985.
Virginia worked in the cafeteria at Gimbels-Schusterís during the 1950s and 1960s. She enjoyed playing bingo at Wilkinson Woods and also loved doing jigsaw puzzles. She will be sadly missed by her daughters, Patty (Glenn) Cochrane of Oconomowoc and Virginia Ann Forrest of Milwaukee. She was the dear grandmother of Megan Elizabeth (nee Orlopp) (Ryan) Butler of Wauwatosa, Rachel Marie Orlopp of Milwaukee, Sarah Renee Orlopp of Minneapolis and William Emanuel Forrest of Waukesha and step-grandmother to Brady (Sherry) Cochrane, Chad Cochorane and David Cochrane. She is also survived by step-great-grandchildren Rylee and Landon Cochrane, other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 17, from 2:00PM until the time of the 4:00PM funeral service at the Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00AM on Thursday, June 18, at St. Joseph Cemetery, Waukesha.
Please meet at the cemetery.
Memorials in Virginiaís name are appreciated to AngelsGrace Hospice, N74W35908 Servantsí Way, Oconomowoc, WI 53066, or to the Alzheimerís Association of SE WI, 620 S. 76th Street, Suite 160, Milwaukee, WI 53214.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-547-4035 or visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.