Virginia Nowlan

Written by Theresa Rose on January 14, 2015

Virginia M. Nowlan, 71, of River Hills Village in Keokuk, Iowa, passed away at 5:03 p.m. Friday, January 9, 2015 at the Keokuk Area Hospital.

Born July 8, 1943 in Donnellson the daughter of Richard and Inez (Wardlow) Koch. In 1963 she married Leland Squires. They later divorced.

She spent most of her adult life in Chicago, Illinois working in the printing industry, including Metro Mail, Bankers Life and L&M Bindry.

She later married Lewis Nowlan in Chicago.

Ginny loved spending time with old friends and making new friends. She loved to dine out and was always an avid card player.

Survivors include her brother Harvey (Jean) Koch, niece Melissa (Mathew) Koch Nahan and nephew Axel Koch Nahan. She is also survived by her stepdaughter Debbie Lang of Omaha, Nebraska and stepsons Steven, David and Keith Nowlan with respective spouses , all of the Chicago area.

She was preceded in death by her parent, her husband Lewis and one stepson, Craig.

The family would like to thank the staff at River Hills Care Center and Dr. Will Davis for the loving care that they gave to Ginny during the past several years.

A memorial service will be conducted at a later date.

Memorials may be made in her memory and mailed to the family at: Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home, P.O. Box 56, Donnellson, Iowa 52625.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzlynkfuneral home.com The Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson is assisting the family with arrangements., 71, of River Hills Village in Keokuk, Iowa, passed away at 5:03 p.m. Friday, January 9, 2015 at the Keokuk Area Hospital.

Born July 8, 1943 in Donnellson the daughter of Richard and Inez (Wardlow) Koch. In 1963 she married Leland Squires. They later divorced.

She spent most of her adult life in Chicago, Illinois working in the printing industry, including Metro Mail, Bankers Life and L&M Bindry.

She later married Lewis Nowlan in Chicago.

Ginny loved spending time with old friends and making new friends. She loved to dine out and was always an avid card player.

Survivors include her brother Harvey (Jean) Koch, niece Melissa (Mathew) Koch Nahan and nephew Axel Koch Nahan. She is also survived by her stepdaughter Debbie Lang of Omaha, Nebraska and stepsons Steven, David and Keith Nowlan with respective spouses , all of the Chicago area.

She was preceded in death by her parent, her husband Lewis and one stepson, Craig.

The family would like to thank the staff at River Hills Care Center and Dr. Will Davis for the loving care that they gave to Ginny during the past several years.

A memorial service will be conducted at a later date.

Memorials may be made in her memory and mailed to the family at: Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home, P.O. Box 56, Donnellson, Iowa 52625.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzlynkfuneral home.com The Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson is assisting the family with arrangements.