Virginia Rose Wenderoth

COLUMBIANA – Virginia Rose Wenderoth, 90, of Columbiana, died at 5:05 p.m. Sunday at the St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center.

She was born Oct. 7, 1923 in East Palestine, the daughter of the late Cyrus and Rosa Reynolds Knight and had lived in the area all of her life.

She had been employed as a school bus driver for Columbiana Schools and Beaver Local as well as holding many other jobs.

Her husband, Richard C. Wenderoth, whom she married July 20, 1968 died on Dec. 23, 1999.

She is survived by five daughters, Barbara (Ronald) Westover of Lisbon, Carla (Robert) Roberts of Chino Valley, Ariz., Deborah (Mark) DeRosia of Delano, Calif., Kathy (Mick) Kowalsky of Lisbon and Candy (John) Heintzelman of Columbiana; nine grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana with the Rev. Dr. Stephen Cramer officiating. Burial will follow in the Columbiana Cemetery. Friends may call one hour prior to the services on Wednesday at the funeral home.

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