Virginia Margaret (Treadwell) Houck, 97, longtime resident of Toledo, found eternal rest with the Lord on December 8, 2020. She was born in New Castle, Pennsylvania and graduated from Central Catholic High School, Toledo. She worked for many years at Mather Spring and retired from Libbey Glass. She spent years traveling, golfing and bowling well into her 90’s. She kept busy after retirement by working at Toledo Speedway, Raceway Park and finally retired at the age of 92 from Miracle Lanes working in their afterschool program. She also lived for 43 years on Regina Parkway and volunteered at the parish bingo and festival activities for many years. She enjoyed sitting in her driveway with her friends listening to the festival music. Her mother, Jennie (Skibicka) Treadwell, who emigrated from Poland by herself at the age of 13, lived with Virginia and Virginia’s husband their entire married life, until her death in September of 1972. Virginia married Roy V. Houck on December 11, 1943 and was a devoted wife during his 2 years imprisonment as a World War II POW in Austria. She lived joyously with him until his death on 6/17/72.
Virginia is survived by her daughters Linda (Gary) Hergenrather and Karen (William) Etue; grandchildren William (Charlotte) Etue, Jennie (Phil) Kraus and Stacie (Kevin) Niebel; and great-grandchildren Vincent Etue, Olivia, Noah & Joshua Kraus, Andrew, Nicholas and Lillian Niebel. She was preceded in death by her husband Roy; mother, Jennie Treadwell; and brother, Bill Treadwell.
Visitation will be Friday, December 18 from 5-7 p.m. at Sujkowski Funeral Home Northpointe, 114 E. Alexis Rd. with recitation of the rosary at 6 p.m. Funeral services will begin on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in the funeral home and continue with the Funeral Mass in Regina Coeli Church at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Those attending visitation and services are asked to wear masks and follow social distancing guidelines.
Special thanks to Jeanine and Hospice of Northwest Ohio and the staff at Aspen Grove in Lambertville, MI. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or Regina Coeli Church. Condolences can be shared, and the Funeral Mass will be livestreamed on our website at www.sujkowski.com.
Virginia’s strength, independence and loyalty as well as her generosity and humor will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
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