Virginia M West nee Phillips, 89 recently of Ortona born March 14, 1928 in Ohio, Illinois died May 7, 2017 in Fort Myers, Florida.
Married to Norman E. West on September 11, 1948 after a courtship at Illinois State University. They shared 69 happy years.
Virginia was the proud parent of four sons who survive her, Phillip (Susan), Kevin (Tammy), Marc (Patricia), and Eric (Dawn). Virginia was beloved by five grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
For many years Virginia taught in the elementary schools of Bensenville, Illinois. With her children grown she and Norman moved to Ortona, where for many years they enjoyed life on the water.
No services are planned. Friends and family may remember Virginia with a contribution to the charity of their choice.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle.