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Virginia L. Scott

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Virginia Lee (Brethauer) Scott, 83, of Russell, Kansas, passed away Monday morning, July 8, 2019 at the Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas.

Virginia was born October 6, 1935 in Bunker Hill, Kansas.  She was one of three children born to Raymond and Marie (Heinitz) Brethauer.  She grew up in Bunker Hill and Russell and graduated from Russell High School in the Class of 1953.

Virginia was working at the Dream Theater in Russell, when she met Reese Scott.  They were united in marriage on June 26, 1953 in Russell.  This union was blessed with two children; Brad and Reesa.  They made their home in Russell.  Reese preceded her in death on August 23, 1982.

Virginia was a Legal Secretary for the Holland & Holland Law Firm for almost 50 years.  She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church.  She also was a Life Member of the Russell V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary and a member of the Russell Elks Lodge.  She enjoyed visiting and eating with her friends and family.  But her real passion was spending time with her granddaughter and great grandchildren.

Virginia’s surviving family include her son, Brad Scott of Arlington, Texas; daughter, Reesa Waymaster (Rick) of Council Bluffs, Iowa; sisters, Pat Young (Wayne) and Sylvia “Jody” Hopkins (and the late Ronald), all of Salina, Kansas; granddaughter, Anna Crill (Clint); three great grandchildren, Calvin Crill, Adlee Crill and Alexandra Crill, several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Virginia was preceded in death by her parents, her step-father, Lloyd Houdyshell, husband Reese, and great granddaughter, Ada Ruby Crill.

Celebration of Virginia’s Life will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary.  Visitation will be held the day of the service starting at 9:30 AM at the Mortuary.  In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for the Great Grandchildren’s Educational Fund.  Contributions and condolences may be sent to Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, who is in charge of these arrangements.