Thursday, September 12, 2013


April 16, 1916 - September 10, 2013

Virginia Kathryn Waupochick, age 97 of Keshena, passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at a local nursing home. Born on April 16, 1916 in Neopit, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Vernie (Harper) Fredenberg. On November 12, 1935 she was united in marriage to Antoine Waupochick in Keshena. Antoine preceded her in death on February 24, 1984. Virginia worked as the post master in Keshena for twenty years before retiring in 1954. She lived her entire life on the Menominee Indian Reservation and was a member of the St. Michael’s Catholic Church where she was active in the St. Anne’s Society and the 3rd Order of St. Francis of Assisi. Virginia loved the beauty of nature, especially around her Menominee Reservation home. She enjoyed spending time with her family, reading and doing creative writing.

Virginia is survived by: 3 children; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; a great great-grandson; and many nieces and nephews.

Virginia was preceded in death by: her husband, Antoine; a daughter, Barbara Wilber; her parents; and 2 brothers, Harper and William Fredenberg.


Randi said...

She's survived by many! Sign of a good life I think!

Hung said...

Wow, quite a life

Jessicurl said...

Wow! Sounds like she was a remarkable woman. I'm sorry for your loss.