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Virginia Maxine Wirick, age 87, of Sand Lake passed away Thursday, February 20, 2020 at her home under the care of loving family and Spectrum Health Hospice. The daughter of Delbert & Margaret (Eddy) Herd, she was born on April 4th, 1932 in West Virginia.

She was preceded in death by her parents;  two sons, Bruce Davie and James Davie;  a brother, Butch Herd;  two sisters, Martha Jean Thomas and Patricia Edwards;  and a  grandson, Jackson Delbert Petoskey.

Surviving are her son and daughter-in law (whom she lived with), Benjamin & Robin Wirick;  a daughter Vivian & Victor Petoskey-Jackson;  daughter-in-law, Kathy Davie;  thirteen grandchildren, Heather Kaczanowski, Heidi (Kirk) Kahner, Nick (Kelly) Wirick, Victoria Wirick, Raelynn Wirick, Kyle (Jody) Davie, Summer (Danny) Gayle, Jayme (Cory) Chamberlin, Jessica (Kyle) Gerwels, James Eric (Brittany) Davie, Robert (Lisa) Davie, Tammy (Dave) Sevey, and Bruce Davie Jr.;  twenty-seven great-grandchildren ;  four great-great grandchildren;  a brother, Dwight Herd;  four sisters, Rose Shape, Janet Watkins, Juanita Ely, and Ruthann Tallman.

Virginia worked at the Serendipity Restaurant and later at the House of Flavors. She was a wonderful cook and loved to pass on her joy of cooking to her family. We will all miss her pumpkin pies that she made from butternut squash, her homemade potato soup, and fried chicken.

Honoring Virginia’s wishes, no services will be held.  To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Virginia’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:  www.MichiganCremation.com  Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Christiansen’s Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville, (616) 754-5638.

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  1. Robin on March 4, 2020 at 4:43 pm

    To my lovely partner in crime. I knew that this was not going to be easy losing you but boy it is so hard. Our house is just not the same with you not being there. Some many times I come home and go to your room to say Hello and then remember half way there that you are not there. I love all the times we had together and all the thinks you have tought me like this past Christmas how to make fried chicken. You were and will always be the best Mother in Law and partner in crime. I will also remember to put my best clothes (PJ’s) on after work as you told me. Love you so much and you will forever have a very special place in my heart. Until we see each other again love you Mom❤❤❤



  2. Kathy Davie on March 4, 2020 at 5:12 pm

    Maxine you will be missed very much. You were a great Mother-in-Law . Couldn’t asked for any better one Love you Have fun with Bruce and Jim. Don’t cause to much ruckus with the three of you together. Love you all. Kathy



  3. Janet L Watkins on March 4, 2020 at 7:18 pm

    Me Janet being next to the youngest sibling looked up to Sister Maxine as my second mother. She had to set me straight a few times for which I was great full. Hated when she moved so far away from home. So very thankful for her son Benny and Robin for taking such good care of her. Maxine always praised them and said she always had the best of care. ❤️ Love and miss you Sis.



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