On April 3, 2007 Virginia Holbrook Wagner of Salt Lake City, died peacefully at home following a short illness, surrounded by her children.\n\nVirginia was born February 4, 1927 to Paul Lincoln Holbrook and Alice Virginia Jensen. She graduated from West High School and the next day joined the WWII U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps. She completed her nurses training and began her nursing career at the Salt Lake County General Hospital. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Utah. She worked for Dr. John E. Smith and later in the Emergency Dept. at Cottonwood Hospital. She dedicated her life to the caring of others.\n\nShe married Hal Benjamin Wagner on Jan. 30, 1948, later sealed in the Salt Lake Temple. Together they enjoyed their cabin, hunting and skiing.\n\nShe was very active in the LDS Church. Her example of faith and service is a great strength to her family and friends. Always reading and learning, she was taking Spanish and Line Dancing classes at the Senior Center. She loved giraffes and watching Jazz games. She was also active in the DUP, serving in various leadership positions. We remember her as a loving mother, a delightful grandmother (Mug), a very caring big sister and rejoice as she is reunited with her sweetheart, Hal.\n\nVirginia is survived by her children, daughters Robin (Fred) Thompson, Jeanne (David) Nelson, and her sons, Paul (Susan) Wagner and Brook (Cyndi) Wagner, 19 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters, Jean Davies and Joan (Dale) Tidwell, her brothers Paul (Heather) Holbrook and Gordon (Geri) Holbrook. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Hal, and brother, Richard Holbrook.\n\nFuneral services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, April 6 at the Olympus 2nd Ward, 3070 East Nila Way (4170 South). Friends may call Thursday April 5 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. at the Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 South State Street, and again one hour prior to the funeral at the church, with interment in the Murray City Cemetery.\n\nSpecial thanks to the Rocky Mountain Hospice staff for their tender care, especially Dr. Newman, Cheryl, Presley, Camille and Cathy.