Virginia Girod

Virginia Girod, 96, of Decatur passed away Thursday, January 30, 2020, at Adams Woodcrest in Decatur. She was born November 27, 1923, in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Frederick and Ethel (Welch) Brough.  
She was a former member of the Moose Lodge #1311 Auxiliary. She retired in 1986 as a lead operator from General Electric in Fort Wayne. She enjoyed country music and dancing, fishing and her dog, Sam.
She is survived by her son, Colin “Corky” Girod of Monroe; sister, Eloise Hamrick of Decatur; grandson, Jason Girod of Atlanta, Georgia; and several nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Frederick “Bud” Brough; and two sisters, Muriel Bailey; and Donna Bailey.
Per her wishes, there will be no funeral service or visitation.
Arrangements provided by Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur. To sign the online guestbook, visit