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Virginia I. (Wanitschke) Bohl
March 13, 1935 ~ June 23, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Virginia I. Bohl, 88 of Litchfield, Nebraska died Friday, June 23, 2023 at Rose Lane Home in Loup City, Nebraska. Graveside funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 1, 2023 at the Evergreen Cemetery in Loup City with Reverend Spenser Johnson officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Central Nebraska Humane Society.. The service will be livestreamed on the Higgins Funeral Home Facebook page. The direct link is http://facebook.com/Higgins-Funeral-Home-111005270563508.
Virginia Irene (Wanitschke) Bohl was born March 13, 1935 on a farm near Broken Bow, NE to Joseph and Dorothy (Karnes) Wanitschke. She attended rural schools in the area. Her family later moved to a farm near Loup City. Virginia graduated from Loup City High School in 1952. She then entered Beauty College in Grand Island. She also cleaned houses and worked at the Jamison Café in Grand Island where she met her future husband.
Virginia married Darold Bohl of Grand Island on June 26, 1959 in Lincoln, NE. The couple made their home in Grand Island where they raised their two sons; Larry D. and Gary P. Bohl. She was a homemaker and they enjoyed many dates together at the Fonner Park Racetrack.
She was a member of the Liederkranz, Grand Island Kennel Club and Saddle Club all in Grand Island. She enjoyed being outdoors – mowing and gardening. She was an avid Husker fan and lover of many Schnauzers.
Virginia is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Karen (Wiese) Bohl of Kearney, NE and Gary and Nicki (Beck) Bohl of Litchfield, NE; sisters-in-law, Irma Wanitschke of Derby, KS and Donna Wanitschke of Grand Island, NE; grandchildren, Mackenzie (Phil) Boon, Logan (Vangi) Bohl, Drew Bohl and Trey Bohl; great-grandchildren, Evie Bohl, Lennon Boon, Juliano Bohl and Carlin Boon as well as many other nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Darold; parents; grandparents; brothers, Hubert, Frank, Charles and George Wanitschke; sisters and brothers-in-law, Anna Marie (Paul) Robison and Mary (Roy) Cadwalader.