In memory of

   Virginia Butrin



Virginia Gray (Ogburn) Butrin, aged 91, formerly of Grandville, died in her sleep on Sunday, July 5, 2009 at Peabody Retirement Community in Indiana, minutes before her 63rd wedding anniversary with surviving husband, Rev. Charles Theodore Butrin. They met at Wheaton College and were college professors together until their retirement. Virginia was born in Richmond, VA, daughter of Thomas and Virginia Ogburn, and graduated from the University of Richmond. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Thomas, William, Edmund, and Joseph; and sister-in-law, Dorothy. Virginia was a professional woman ahead of her time. She began her career at Wheaton College during the War, teaching Math, Spanish, and Greek. Over the years, she also taught piano and English. She was a selfless wife, mother, and grandmother and is greatly missed. In addition to her husband, survivors include: her two daughters, Beverly (Jerry) McCoy, Patti (Peter) Dolan; grandchildren, Tamie Harkins, David Rivera, DeWitt Fields, Jonathan Butrin; great-grandchildren, Michael Rivera, Julia Fields, Elijah Butrin; sisters-in-law, Madeline Ogburn, Rose Ogburn, Connie Buturain; and brother-in-law, John Buturain. Interment was at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2009 at Peabody Retirement Community in North Manchester, Indiana.

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