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Obituary for Virginia Mary Umble (Baladenski)

Virginia Mary Umble, 84, died Sunday December 2, 2018 at Mercy Hospital Clinton, Iowa. Honoring her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded.

Virginia Umble was born November 5th, 1934 in St. Louis, Missouri to John and Mary (Koberby) Baladenski. Virginia married Roger J. Umble in 1954 in St, Louis, Missouri.

Marrying into the military life, Virginia and family were constantly on the move following Roger around the US during his military career of 22 years. Roger and Virginia moved often during his military career, which include holding residence in San Diego, California, Bellevue, Illinois, Gulfport, Mississippi, Norfolk, Virginia, and Clinton, Iowa (where Roger was the Navy recruiter in the mid 1960’s). After retiring from the military life, they settled back down in Clinton, Iowa.

Virginia was a stay at home mom managing the household and raising their three children.

Survivors include her children: Roger P. Umble of Clinton, IA, Earl “Butch” (Marcia) Umble of Monroe, IA, and Gary (Patty) Umble of Waukee, IA and five grandchildren.

Virginia was preceded in death by her parents and husband (Roger).

A graveside service will be held in the spring of 2019 at the Rock Island National Cemetery where she will be laid to rest next to her husband. Lemke Funeral Homes assisted the family with arrangements.