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Virginia Lane Ladd

Died: Friday, January 23, 2004
Age: 88
Grosse Pointe Shores resident Virginia Lane Ladd, 88, died on Friday, Jan. 23, 2004 in Boca Raton. Fla.

Mrs. Ladd was born in Detroit on June 18, 1915 to Arthur Lane and Laura Miller. She graduated from Denby High School in 1931 and attended both Cleary College and Eastern Michigan University.

She worked as a secretary for Michigan Mutual Liability Insurance Co., now known as Amerisure.

Mrs. Ladd contributed much to the community having volunteered her time to many local organizations. She was a member of Cottage Hospital Auxiliary, the Junior Group, Goodwill Industries, the women’s auxiliary to the Grosse Pointe Symphony Orchestra, the Village Garden Club, the auxiliary to Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, the DAC, the Detroit Golf Club, Grosse Pointe United Church and the Atlantis Golf Club.

She had many hobbies such as bridge, bowling, golfing, reading and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her daughter Judy (Clyde) Sutton; grandchildren Clyde (Nancy) Sutton, Amy Adelson and Barry Sutton and great-grandchildren Kimberly, Stephanie, Dylan and Cole Sutton and Sarah, Scott and Hunter Adelson.

She was predeceased by her husband Ralph L. Ladd.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 30. from 5 to 9 p.m., at the Verheyden funeral home, 16300 Mack in Grosse Pointe Park. The family will receive relatives and friends at Grosse Pointe United Church, 240 Chalfonte in Grosse Pointe Farms, on Saturday, Jan. 31, from 1:30 p.m. until the funeral service at 2 p.m.

Interment is at White Chapel Cemetery in Troy.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 18505 West 12 Mile Road, Southfield, MI 48076 Attn: Memorial Dept.
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