Official Obituary of

Virginia T. Swederske

February 6, 1950 ~ April 20, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Virginia Swederske Obituary

Virginia T. Swederske, age 73, of Ripon, WI, passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2023 at Abridge Care Cottage in Ripon, WI. Virginia was born in Ripon, WI on February 6, 1950; the daughter of James Sr. and Magdalen (Panuski) Pruss. She was united in marriage to her loving husband, Richard Swederske on September 20, 1969 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Ripon.

Virginia received her Cosmetology Certification and worked as a beautician at Berlin Beauty for over 40 years before retiring. She enjoyed gardening flowers and watching the birds. She loved traveling, reading and walking around the community.

Virginia is survived by her husband of 54 years, Richard; daughter, Melissa (Khaliq) Khan of London, England; son, Todd Swederske of Ripon; grandchildren: Maia Uma Khan and Zamir A. Khan; 5 sisters: Marion Docta, Lucille (Wayne) Wagner, Anna (George) Karamitis, Marlen Pruss, and Christine Waters; other relatives and many dear friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; and brother, James Pruss Jr.

Visitation for Virginia will be held from 4:00PM to 5:30PM on Thursday May 11, 2023 at Divine Passage Funeral Home in Ripon.

Celebration of Life will be held at 5:30PM on Thursday May 11, 2023 at the funeral home. Private interment will be held in Liberty Prairie Cemetery in Pickett. Divine Passage Funeral Home in Ripon is proudly serving the Swederske family during this difficult time.   

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May 11, 2023

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Divine Passage
175 N Douglas Street
Ripon, WI 54971

Celebration of Life
May 11, 2023

5:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Divine Passage
175 N Douglas Street
Ripon, WI 54971


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