Virginia Langellier, 95, of Lincoln passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at St. Clara’s Manor in Lincoln, IL.


Virginia was born on November 17, 1924 in Kankakee, IL; the daughter of Rev. Albert A. and Helen (Cobb) Belyea. She married Robert Langellier Jr. on February 24, 1946 in Urbana, IL. He preceded her in death on July 25, 1987.


Virginia is survived by her sons, Richard B. (Chris) Langellier of Scottsdale, AZ, and  R. William “Bill” (Marsha) Langellier of Lincoln; her grandchildren, Mike Langellier, of Phoenix, AZ, Brent Langellier, of Philadelphia, PA, Jennifer (Brad) Shaw of Lincoln, and Kristofer (Bobbi) Langellier of Lincoln; her great-grandchildren, Konnor, Griffin, and Addison Shaw; her siblings, Dana Belyea of Tucson, AZ, Janice Cook of Fairfield Glade, TN, Janet Steffey of Pleasant Hills, CA, Paul Belyea of Mohomet, IL; and her sister-in-law, Lois Handley of Tucson, AZ.


Virginia was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and her brother, Al Belyea. 
Virginia was the Music Supervisor for District 27 for 37 years. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Music from Wesleyan University, and then her Master’s Degree in Education from The University of Illinois. She was a former member of the Women’s Business Association, Retired Teachers Association of Logan and DeWitt Counties, Daughters of The American Revolution for 65 years, various committees at The First United Methodist Church, and the Delta Kappa Gamma Teachers Society.

A private family graveside service for Virginia will be held at a later date at Zion Cemetery in Lincoln, IL. Memorial donations may be made in Virginia’s name to the Lincoln Area Music Society or Memorial Home Hospice. Services have been entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln.

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