Madge A. Vigneron 1918 - 2010 Leavenworth
Paid family tribute
Madge A. Vigneron, 92, Leavenworth, KS, passed away Monday, November 29, 2010, at Golden Living in Lansing, KS.
Madge was born June 19, 1918, near Osage City, KS, the daughter of William R. and Edith East Williams. She graduated from Osage City High School in 1936.
Madge was a Civil Service employee for 20 years. She worked at the VA hospital as a medical transcriber for 13 years and as a secretary for the Justice Department for 7 years, retiring from the Federal Youth Center in Englewood, CO, in 1973.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and belonged to Esther Circle in that church, a member of the U.S. Federal Prison Retirees Club and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. She was also a member of the Leavenworth County Museum Association and a charter member of the Leavenworth Historical Museum (First City Museum).
Madge did volunteer work for many years, volunteering at hospitals in Leavenworth, Englewood, CO and Topeka, KS. While living in Topeka, she was a member of the Woman’s Club of Topeka.
She married Eugene Vigneron on June 24, 1939. He preceded her in death in January 1973. She was also preceded in death by her daughter Linda K. Beall in 1988 and a brother, Bob Williams in 1996.
Survivors are a son, Bill Vigneron of Eudora, KS, a sister, Jane Stubbs of Tigard, Oregon, 6 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday, December 2, 2010, at the Davis Funeral Chapel in Leavenworth.
Funeral service will be held 9:30 A.M. Friday, December 3, 2010 at the Davis Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in the Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, Fort Leavenworth, KS.
Memorial contributions to First United Methodist Church or Boy Scouts of America at the First United Methodist Church for planting trees, 5th and Chestnut St., Leavenworth, KS 66048.
This information was provided to the Journal-World as a paid tribute.