December 15, 1925 ~ February 17, 2015
Virginia Mae Winans
December 15, 1925 – February 17, 2015
Resident of Fremont
Virginia Mae Winans entered peacefully into rest February 17, 2015 at the age of 89. Born December 15, 1925 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she grew up and graduated from Ann Arbor High School in June 1944. Virginia entered into marriage in 1944 to Robert B. Winans. She enjoyed gardening, reading, and shopping, but most of all she loved family gatherings and watching her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren's progress and accomplishments. She was employed by Argus in Ann Arbor Michigan, until moving to California in 1956. She worked as a legal secretary for law offices in Fremont & Hayward, CA and she retired from Lockheed in Sunnyvale, after 23 years. Beloved Mother of Kathryn J. DeCarli and husband Robert of Groveland, CA, Sandra L. Terry and husband John of Coarsegold, CA, and Luanne K. Keleher and husband Michael of Hayward, CA. Dearest sister of Evelyn Downer of Ann Arbor, MI and preceded in death by dearest sister Helen B. Smith of MI. Devoted grandmother of Francine, Leanne, Robert, and Jessica and great grandmother of Keith, Cleo, Alex, Wyatt, Maddie, Vince and Cheyenne. Family and friends are invited to attend a gathering and celebration of her life Monday, February 23rd, from 4:30 to 8:00 p.m. held at Berge Pappas Smith Chapel of the Angeles, 40842 Fremont Blvd., Fremont.