Virgean C. Reit, 81, of Stanley, WI, passed away on February 4,
2020 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire, WI. She was born at
home on August 30, 1938 to the late LaRoy and Juriel (Flora)
Mattheisen. Virgean attended local schools and graduated from
Stanley High School. On November 29, 1958 she married John
“Jack” Reit Jr. at Epiphany Lutheran Church in Stanley.
The couple farmed in the Town of Edson until 1987. Virgean
worked for the next 20 years at LaGrander’s dairy from 1987 until
2007. She enjoyed the Stanley all class reunion. In her free time
she enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and had an extensive horse
She is survived by her sons, Terry Reit of Milwaukee, John Reit III
of Stanley, and daughter Debra (Rick) Wilbur of Stanley, her
grandchildren, Courtney Wilbur, Ricky (Jennifer) Wilbur, Shauna
(Ryan) Lawcewicz, Kayla Wilbur (Mark Lewallen), Kyle Wilbur,
Jennifer (Norm) Habersat, Terry Reit (Julie Lee), and Rayne Reit,
and 12 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her
husband Jack, her parents and a brother LaVawne “Sonny”
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 8, 2020
at Plombon Funeral Home in Stanley with burial to follow at Edson
Union Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m.
at the funeral home and one hour prior on Saturday.