V. Blodgett, 91, of Hartford, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April
30, 2013, at the Wellington Place, surrounded by her loving family.
Virginia was born Dec. 6, 1921, in Allenton to Charles and Clara (nee
Lischka) Kueffer. She married Wayne Blodgett on Oct. 4, 1952, at St.
Kilian’s Parsonage in Hartford, who preceded her in death November 2001.
Virginia was a longtime member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church and
member of the Christian Women. She will be remembered as a loving mom
and proud grandma, who also enjoyed playing card games and gambling at
Virginia is survived by her children Charles (Judith) Blodgett of
Mayville, Carol (Jerry) Euler of Shell Lake, Janis (Greg) Hefter of
Slinger, Jeffery (Tammy) of Peoria, Ariz., and Kenneth (Brenda) of
Waterford; her grandchildren Jessica (Greg), David, Christopher (Sarah),
Renee, Amy, Tony (Cassie), Clarissa (Jorgan), Jennifer (special friend
Tim), Dan (special friend Jen), Justin (special friend Maria), Tyler (Vandy),
Ryan, Tiffanie (Matt), Jeremy (Kelsey); 13 great-grandchildren; siblings
James Kueffer of Sun Prairie, Anna Lou Mootz of Portage, and Fredrick
Kueffer of Rio; siblings inlaw Juenne Kueffer of Portage, Mary Ann
Kueffer of Waunakee, Delou “Red” Blodgett of Elkhorn, Katherine Wurtz of
Janesville, and Marceline (Elmer) McCoulloch of Whitewater. She is
further survived by other dear relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Wayne, and brothers
Arnold, Alvin and Robert Kueffer.
Mass of Christian Burial for Virginia will be held on Saturday, May 4,
2013, at 12:30 p.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 4886 Highway 175,
St. Lawrence, with the Rev. Davies Edassery and the Rev. Richard Hart
officiating. The family will greet relatives and friends on Saturday at
the church from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St.
Lawrence Catholic Church or to the charity of one’s choice appreciated.
Interment will take place following Mass at Pleasant Hill Cemetery,
The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to Dr. Gill and
all the associates at the Hartford Wellington Place and Season’s Hospice
for their care and compassion.
The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may
be found at