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“Your mom will be missed here on earth. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Leslie Bowman - Annapolis, MD

“So sorry to hear of your Moms passing, Diane. May God comfort all of you during this time. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Suzi Sanders - Elberton, GA

“Sending our sincere condolences to family and friends. May the God of all Comfort soothe the pain of her loss.J. Fox ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“My condolences to the family. May the words of ~John 6:28,29 be of much comfort during this time. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“To Virginia Bokern's Family:I join Nancy in extending my sincere condolences to you. It was a pleasure knowing Virginia as a nice neighbor and a...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Philip Darling - Chicago, IL

“My deepest sympathy for the passing of Virginia Bokern. It makes me sad that she is gone now. I live directly behind her on Wiinebago Court. She...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Nancy Darling - Fort Wayne, IN

“Love and prayers for the family during this difficult time. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Shaton Roberts - Hoagland, IN

With Great-granddaughter, Gracelyn Bokern. “Virginia was a wonderful, gracious lady who loved life and and her family. We will miss seeing her at all the family events and parties. May she...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Beth NEU - FORT WAYNE, IN

“My deepest condolences on the passing of Ginny Bokern. I knew Ginny's sister Delores, and heard many great stories of the twins from Delores and her...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Georganne Eibe - Gainesville, FL

“Despite the circumstances I feel so blessed that I was able to visit with Ginny last year. You are all in my thoughts and prayers ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Terrie Duhadway - St. Peter's, MO


Virginia R. Bokern nee Juergens, 85, was given to God April 23, 2018 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, IN. Born in St. Louis, MO a few minutes after her identical twin, she was the executive assistant at the Fort Wayne Philharmonic for 20 years until her retirement in 1997. Virginia was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Fort Wayne since 1975 where she also served as Deacon. She was a 50 year member of Eastern Star and a past Worthy Matron of Haddonfield, NJ Chapter. Virginia was also a member of Daughters of the Nile, past co-president of the St. Louis Twins Club with twin sister Dolores Alspach, and a member of the Georgetown Crochet Club. Virginia loved gardening, concerts, crocheting, and hosting family celebrations. Surviving are son, Richard (Carolyn) Bokern Jr. of Fort Wayne; daughters Janet Palfey of Fairfax, VA and Diane (Gary) Bock of Columbia City, IN; 8 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years Richard; twin sister, Dolores Alspach of Columbia, IL; son-in-law, William J. Palfey Jr. of Fairfax, VA; brother, Charles Juergens of DeSoto, MO, and parents, Charles H.W. and Helen Juergens nee Rose of St. Louis, MO. Service is 1:00 pm, Saturday, April 28, 2018 at First Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Wayne St. with calling one hour prior. Calling also at D.O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Rd, on Friday, April 27, 2018 from 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm with an Eastern Star service at 7:00 pm. Burial in Lindenwood Cemetery of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, or Shriners Hospitals for Children. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com.