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Virginia C. Mayer, 80

Virginia C. Mayer, age 80, of Hastings died peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, Dec. 3.

Virginia was born Dec. 5, 1932, in Hastings to John and Maude (Hyde) Bloomstrand. She attended Hastings school and married James "Jim" Mayer on May 1, 1951, in South Dakota.

She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents; 2 brothers; and 4 sisters.

Virginia is survived by her husband Jim; daughters Deb (David) Olson, and Susan (Gary) Thompson; sons Jeff (Mary Kay), James Jr., Tim (Vicky), Ken, and David (Christina); also many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; her loving dog, Ruby; and many other family and friends.

The memorial service, officiated by Rev. Lloyd Menke, will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Our Saviour's Ev. Lutheran Church, 400 W. Ninth St., Hastings. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at church. Interment in Lakeside Cemetery, Hastings will be held at a later date.

Arrangements were made with Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, Hastings. 651-437-9419.

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