Mrs. Honer was a nurse in the OBGYN Department at Scott AFB Hospital for more than 30 years before her retirement. She received many awards in her career at the hospital. Virginia was very punctual, organized, and had a great sense of humor.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, James Theodore Yaeger, who died on January 5, 1955; her second husband of 56 years, Theodore A. Honer Sr., whom she married on February 11, 1956, and who died on September 5, 2012; her parents, William and Hester, nee Rabel, Feltman; three brothers, William (Dottie) Feltman, Jack (Sarah) Feltman, and Robert (Terri) Feltman; three nephews, John Feltman, Dean Rizzie, and James Elledge; a sister-in-law Doris Zink; five brothers-in-law, Hal Elledge, Glen Rizzie, Paul N. Sr. (Maureen) Honer, Allen J. Honer, and Clarence Zink; a daughter-in-law, Marilyn D. Honer; a niece-in-law, Vicki Feltman; and a great-nephew, Travis Feltman.
Surviving are her two children, Ted A. (Diane) Honer Jr. and Linda R. (Edward) Ott, both of Belleville, IL; four grandchildren, Tracy (Tim) Winter, Jim (Kelly) Ott, Dave (Amy) Honer, and Chris (Crystal) Ott; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Louise Rizzie of Hazelwood, MO, and Carol Elledge of San Jose, CA; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Belleville Area Humane Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Funeral: Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2022, at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Shiloh, IL, with Rev. Doug Stewart officiating.