|Virginia Unger Fogarty, age 104 of Galesburg, Illinois died peacefully at 7:25 A.M. on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at Heartland Health Care Center, Galesburg, Illinois.
She was born on September 26, 1908 in Knoxville, Illinois the daughter of William Elvin and Josephine Hammerstrom Unger. She attended and graduated from the Knoxville High School in 1926 and Brown’s Business College in Galesburg, Illinois. She married Carroll Fogarty on October 27, 1940 in Knoxville, Illinois. He preceded her in death on June 21, 1993.
She is survived by nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
She was a secretary in a real estate and insurance office for several years. In 1949 she and her husband founded the former “Virginia’s” Ice Cream on East Main Street in Galesburg, Illinois and operated it for twenty-five years, retiring in 1974. She was a member of the Knoxville United Methodist Church in Knoxville, Illinois.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes in Knoxville, Illinois. Rev. Dan Lybarger will officiate. Visitation will be held from 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes in Knoxville, Illinois. Interment will be in the Knoxville Cemetery, Knoxville, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Knoxville United Methodist Church. The Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family. Online condolences can be made at www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com