610 N. Maple

Russell, KS 67665

701 N. First Street

Natoma, KS 67651

Virginia F. Steponick

Virginia Faith Steponick, 90, of Russell, Kansas, died on Thursday, May 02, 2019, at the Wheatland Nursing Center in Russell.

Virginia was born on May 12, 1928, in Russell, Kansas, the daughter of John and Grace (McAllister) Stephens.  She grew up in Russell and graduated from Russell High School in 1946.  She was united in marriage to Mike Steponick in 1976.  Mike preceded her in death in 1997.  She worked for Bell Helicopter for many years.  She also lived in Washington, Texas and California for many years.  She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church of Russell.

Surviving family include her two sons Tom and Roger Porter and a sister Shirley Krug of Russell, Kansas.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Mike and brother Neal D. Stephens and sisters Nenah Hummel and Vivian Brandenburg.

The family has chosen cremation and per Virginia’s wishes there will be a private family burial at a later time.  Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell, Kansas is in charge of the funeral service arrangements.