Virginia Lou Baltes

virginia baltes

July 10, 2022

Born in: Fredericksburg, IA
Resided in: Heber City , UT

Virginia Lou Baltes, age 89, passed away peacefully on July 10, 2022.

Virginia was married to John Henry Baltes on August 8, 1954, in New Hampton, IA.  They made their home in Circle Pines, MN and later Heber City, UT.  They were blessed with four children.  They celebrated 61 years of marriage.  Virginia worked at Centennial Sr. High School in the library and later Honeywell.  She spent many years enjoying the needlework of counted cross stitch.

Virginia is preceded in death by her loving husband, John, her parents, brother Rollis Snider, brothers-in- law Robert Baltes and Bill Kennedy, sisters-in-law Lavone Snider, Mary Kay O’Dowd and Rosalie Owens.

Virginia is survived by her children Julie (Mark) Reese of Park City, UT; Tim (Petra) Baltes of Germany; Barbara (Frankie) Pinto of Langhorne, PA and Nancy Baltes of Minden, NV; along with grandchildren Kristin (Marty), Jennifer (Adam), Jillian, Robin (Taylor), Julia, Holly, Megan and Emily; and great-grandchildren Madeline, Olivia, Quinn and Alexander.  Also survived by sisters-in-law Ann Kennedy, Evelyn (Ron) Simon, Patti (Jerry) Rochford, Rose Baltes, and Debbie (Dave) Merrill, many nieces and nephews, and other family and friends.

The family of Virginia Baltes would like to express our deepest gratitude to all those involved in her assistance during the past years.  Your loving care will never be forgotten.  Virginia will be buried in the Boyd Cemetery, also known as Saint John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Fredericksburg, IA at 11:00 AM on Saturday, June 3, 2023.


Graveside: June 3, 2023 11:00 am

Boyd Cemetery - Fredericksburg
Pembroke Avenue
Fredericksburg, IA 50630

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  1. Julie and Tim; I babysat for you two for many years . I lived across the street in New Hampton, Iowa.Your Dad worked in my folks jewelry store as a watchmaker. Dianne Wessels Fahey

  2. Light a CandleJulie, Barb, Nancy and families: I’m looking forward to the memorial for your mom. Your mom was more than a sister-in-law to me. She was a very special friend. She was a very loving and generous person. I miss our family times together and our conversations. My love and sympathy to all of you.

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