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July 11, 2013

Virginia M. "Ginny" Germain

WATERFORD, WI — Virginia M. "Ginny" Germain, 87, of Waterford, WI, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2013, at     Waterford Senior Living.

She was born in Olean, NY, June 28, 1926, to Frank and Bertha (nee Bell) Nickel. She graduated from South Park High School in Buffalo, NY, before receiving her associate's degree from Niagara County Community College in Sanborn, NY.

On February 7, 1948, she was united in marriage to George Earl Germain in Buffalo, NY. Following marriage they moved to Middleport, NY, where they owned a grocery store called Germain's Red & White. Ginny also sold real estate for 10 years.  Ginny and George were members of St. Stephen's Catholic Church. George preceded her in death February 28, 2003.

She was an avid reader, sang in the church choir and different musicals, played piano, collected dolls and was an avid Buffalo Bills fan.   

Ginny is survived by her children, Linda Germain Kenyon, Patricia Bebler, Mary Clare (Michael) Houghes, David Germain and Richard (Susan) Germain; son-in-law, Gary Bebler;  her grandchildren, Matthew (Angi) Fettes, Kristen Fettes, Brian Fettes, Evan Bebler, Joseph Germain and Michael Germain. She is further survived by a sister, Carol A. Nickel; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and numerous friends.

The family would like to say a special thank you to Gentiva Hospice and Waterford Senior Living for their special care and attention.

Services for Ginny were held Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home, Burlington, WI, at 6:00 PM, with Father Gene Doda officiating. Visitation was at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM. Burial will take place on Monday, July 15, 2013, at 10:00 AM at St. Stephen's Catholic Cemetery in Middleport, NY. Memorials can be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.

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