Virgiline Marie Schulte, age 88, of Madison passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. She was born on August 22, 1928 in Riplinger, WI, the daughter of Edward and Sophie Fait. She married Lawrence Schulte on December 27, 1952. Virgie graduated from Wilmot high school in Wisconsin and went on to attend the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She worked at Great Lakes Naval Hospital, where she met the love of her life, Larry. They married, had three sons, and traveled extensively while Larry was in the military for 23 years. They settled in Madison where they both established careers with Capitol Indemnity Corporation, founded by her brother George. Virgie eventually became Human Resource Director and Vice President of the company. She was involved in many humanitarian efforts throughout the world with the Rotary Club. Virgie will be remembered by everyone who knew her for her extraordinary kindness and generosity.
Virgiline is survived by her sons, David (Maryon), Gregory (Kelli Hoppmann); daughter-in-law Sue; her grandchildren Luke (Heidi), Chris (Sarah), Erin Rago (Chris), Adam (Emily Root), Maxwell, Audrey, Jana Price (Shawn Bleimehl); her great grandchildren Allison, Leah, Colin, Jillian, Sylvia, Charlotte, Chloe.
She was preceded in death by her parents Edward and Sophie Fait; husband Lawrence; son Mark; brothers Lawrence and George Fait; and many nephews and nieces.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, February 24, 2017 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 401 S. Owen Drive, Madison with Msgr. Kenneth J. Fiedler presiding. Family will greet friends, at church, one hour prior to mass. Entombment will be in Resurrection Catholic Mausoleum. A reception will follow at church.
In lieu of flowers or gifts, please make donations to Agrace HospiceCare, or the Alzheimer's Association.
Special thanks to Agrace Hospice and the staff at Sylvan Crossings for the exceptional care they gave to Virgie.
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