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Virginia Lea (Pachta) StroupNovember 30, 1926 ~ December 10, 2017 (age 91)
Virginia L. Stroup, 91, passed away on December 10, 2017. She was born November 30, 1926 in Alamosa, Colorado to Charles and Athlene Pachta. She worked as a Rosie the Riveter during World War II, worked for Ohio Bell as a draftswoman, and in later years worked as a librarian for the Akron Summit County Public Library. She was a member of the South Shore Yacht Club and Messiah Lutheran Church.
Virginia was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 64 years, Albert; brother, Glen Pachta; and sister, Charlene Henderson. She is survived by her son, Keith (Laurel) Stroup; sister, Alcyon McMains of Albuquerque, New Mexico; grandchildren, Chessia Stroup and Benjamin Mishler; numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at Messiah Lutheran Church, 4700 S. Main St., Akron on Monday, December 18, 2017 from 5 to 6:30 p.m., with service beginning at 6:30 p.m., Pastor Jeffery Hancock officiating.
Interment at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.