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Virginia E. Fulk, 90, of Churubusco, passed away at 2:10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at Parkview Whitley Hospital, Columbia City.
Born Jan. 26, 1922, in Allen County, she was the daughter of Frank and Ethel Mae (Grim) Garrison.
A lifelong resident of Whitley County, she lived for brief periods of time in surrounding areas. She graduated from Churubusco High School with the Class of 1941.
On Oct. 11, 1941, she married Howard P. Fulk in LaOtto. She assisted with the family farm until 1961, then was employed at General Electric in Fort Wayne, with periodic absences to raise her family, followed by 10 years at Dana, Churubusco.
Surviving relatives include her daughter, Sandra (Herbert N.) Gaff of Fort Wayne; four sisters, Wiladene Shively and Eva (Gordon) Gilbert both of Churubusco and Neva (Herbert L.) Gaff and Shirley Coe both of Albion; two grandsons, Kenneth (Angela) Fulk Jr. of Huntertown and Chad (Tara) Fulk of Albion; six great-grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Howard P. Fulk; son, Kenneth Fulk, Sr.; granddaughter, Lisa Ann Kreiger; brothers, Ralph and Walter Garrison and sisters, Elsie Mae Garrison and Genevieve Anderson.
Visitation will be held Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Dr., Columbia City.
The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. The burial will follow at Eel River Cemetery, Churubusco. Memorial gifts may be given in Mrs. Fulkâ€™s memory to the Lions Club International. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
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