10/23/2017 - Virginia Renstrom Suter
Memorial services for Virginia Lee Renstrom Suter, age 87, of Hot Springs, SD will be at 1:00 PM on Monday, October 23, 2017 at the Michael J. Fitzmaurice State Veteran’s Home in Hot Springs, SD with Chaplain Morris Nelson officiating.
Burial will follow at the Evergreen Cemetery in Hot Springs, SD.
A memorial in Virginia’s name may be given to Alzheimer’s research.
Virginia passed away at 8:00 AM on October 15, 2017. One of her sons was keeping vigil and talking to her when she failed to take one more breath and slipped peacefully away in her sleep at her home at the Michael J. Fitzmaurice State Veteran’s Home in Hot Springs, SD.
Virginia was born on April 13, 1930 in Sioux Falls, SD to Charles ‘Ed’ and Hazel (Hines) Hartwick. She married John Suter in 1945, Lee Renstrom in 1951 and John Suter in 2003. Virginia retired from her position of Operations Officer from Wells Fargo Bank in 1993. She had been in the Michael J. Fitzmaurice State Veteran’s Home Alzheimer’s ward since 2001. Virginia was treasurer of the local and State DAV, treasurer of the Friends of the Library, treasurer for the BPW, and volunteered at the VA Medical Center as well as volunteering at the voting polls for many years. She loved to read, work in her flower beds, go camping and traveling and tour old homes. She has left a good place for a better one.
Virginia is survived by four children Beverly (Bud) Odell, Ed (Kandi) Renstrom, Sandi (Ernie) Nauman, and Eric (Becky) Renstrom; sister Jeannie (Harold) Burback; 8 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren on her branch of the Hartwick Tree; and 2 nieces.
She was preceded in death by both of her husbands.
Chamberlain-McColley’s Funeral Home in Hot Springs, SD is in charge of arrangements for Virginia Lee Renstrom Suter.
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