Virginia Clara Coyle

Tawas City, Michigan
April 19, 1925 - June 22, 2019

Visitations

Virginia's family will welcome friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 1:00 to 8:00 PM at the Buresh Funeral Home in Tawas City for visitation.

Service Location

Emanuel Lutheran Church ~ Tawas City

Services

Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 11:30 AM at Emanuel Lutheran Church with Pastor Mark Lindloff officiating. Her family will welcome friends at church on Wednesday morning from 10:00 AM until the time of the service.

Obituary Notice

Virginia Clara Coyle, of Tawas City, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at the Iosco County Medical Care Facility, age 94 years. Virginia was born in Tawas City on April 19, 1925 to Raymond and Clara (Henning) Ristow. She and her husband, Edward, were local business owners, operating Coyle's Fish and Chips from 1965 to 1978 in Tawas City. Virginia was very active in her local community and gave countless hours of her time volunteering for various organizations. She willingly gave 28 years with Iosco County Medical Care Facility volunteering with various activities and project groups; she spent over 20 years serving on the Tawas City Council; and she truly enjoyed her time with the American Red Cross, helping to organize the local blood drives and also participating in being a blood donor. Virginia was a life long faithful member of Emanuel Lutheran Church in Tawas City. She was actively involved at her church with the Emanuel Ladies Aid and Sewing Group for many years. Later in her life, Virginia had some assistance from 2 loving caregivers that became essentially family to her, Ester and Debbie. Her family and her friends were so important to her, and she absolutely cherished all the time she could spend together with everyone. Virginia will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her. She is survived by her loving children, Cheryl Schley of Madison Heights; Gayle (Gary) Smith of Auburn, Michigan, Thomas (Kristine) Coyle of Tawas City, Michael (Bonita) Coyle of Tawas City, and Kelly (Wade) Vadnais of Tawas City; 15 grandchildren, Amy, Barry (Dionne), Denise (Brian), Thomas Jr (Chris), Jennifer (Joel), and Tara (Fred), Amy, Janell (Mike), Scott (Melinda), Lindsay (Adam), Haley (Clay), Russell (Becky), Ryan (Brad), Tyler (Kayla), and Shannon (Andy); 30 great grandchildren, Emile, Randy, Cortney, Alisha, John, Jake, Alec, Katie, Joey, Chloe, Isabella, Amaya, Mattie, Cadence, Haley, Cole, Lauren, Lilly, Eric, Gianna, Rowan, Everette, Brynn, Maxon, Jackson, Andrew, Lexia, Gabrielle, Kaley; and Norah; 5 great grandchildren, Cadence, Kendall, Liam, Carolyn, and Jace; special sister in law, Sharon (Joe) King; numerous nieces, nephews, and so many dear friends. Virginia is preceded in death by her husband, Edward Coyle; an infant daughter, Diane Coyle; mother and father, Clara and Ray Ristow; 3 brothers, John, Martin, Bob Ristow; grandchildren, Beth Schley, Russel Moore, and a son in law, Barry Schley Sr. Virginia's family will welcome friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 1:00 to 8:00 PM at the Buresh Funeral Home in Tawas City for visitation. Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 11:30 AM at Emanuel Lutheran Church with Pastor Mark Lindloff officiating. Her family will welcome friends at church on Wednesday morning from 10:00 AM until the time of the service. Per her wishes, cremation will take place after the funeral and she will be laid to rest in the Tawas City Memory Gardens Cemetery at a later date. Those wishing to express their condolences are encouraged to make a memorial contribution to either the Coyle Family or to Emanuel Lutheran Church Project Fund for the renovation of the church sign. An online guest registry is available at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.

Memorials

Those wishing to express their condolences are encouraged to make a memorial contribution to either the Coyle Family or to Emanuel Lutheran Church Project Fund for the renovation of the church sign.

Cemetery

Memory Gardens Cemetery ~ Tawas City

Condolences

Tom, sending our thoughts and prayers to you and your family on the passing of your Mom May knowing others care bring
a small measure of comfort and May the God who promises to bind up the broken hearted be a healing touch to each of you.
Larry & Linda
— Linda Acord
Virginia all ways had a smile for you, my mom Lu worked at the restaurant for years. It was the best restaurant in town. Virginia will be missed by all. May God bless her family. Love Wilma (lacy) MAYNARD and Lu (lacy) Lear
— Wilma (LACY) Maynard
Dear Gayle, Kelli, Mike, Tom Cheryl and family, I would like to express my deepest sympathy to you during this difficult time. Your mom was a very kind and sweet lady. I am fortunate to have visited with her this past winter, she looked and sounded wonderful. My mom and yours had a lot in common and enjoyed life together. May God give you peace and comfort. Love and hugs to all! 🙏
— Debbie Bublitz McKenny
Gayle, we are diminished....Sav-MoRx......kd
— KJ KD KD SS CV KC KK Morgan, DN Christina
Mike and Tom
Please accept our deepest sympathy in the loss of your mother. Your our in our prayers.

John and CJ Brummeler
— John Brummeler
RIP to a wonderful lady I called my second mom. I remember plenty of times Kelly and I would get in trouble and it wasn’t just kelly that got in trouble it was both of us. The entire family is one of the best you will ever know in your lifetime. Many tears have been shed. Love you all ❤️😭
— Wendee storms
Thoughts and prayers to the family.....God just welcomed another beautiful angel to make Heaven more beautiful than it is,,,,R.I.P. beautiful lady
— Patti Whitford
Ginny was one of my grandma’s best friends. She was always the sweetest woman. Even after my grandma’s passing she stayed in touch with our family. You all are in my thoughts and prayers as you face this difficult time, but surely the angels are rejoicing now that she’s in heaven. Ginny was truly an Angel here on earth.
— Christine (granddaughter of Mary Hines)
Sadness engulfs my heart in learning of Virginia’s passing. Tawas has lost a truly wonderful lady.
May she rest in the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
— Dennis & Cheryl Frank
Tom
Sorry to here about your Mom. I still tell stories of the GREAT perch diners at the restaurant. I will save a hug for you when we come over to Tawas in August.
— Tom and Glenda Daly
Tom and Kris.....We are so sorry to hear about your Mom. She was such a lovely lady with a beautiful smile. We will not be able to attend her service as Jack is having his heart surgery Tuesday morning. Our thoughts, love, prayers and sympathy are with you all. Love, Jack and Diana
— Diana Quinn
Tom, and family. So sad for your loss. Virginia was a dear sweet lady and a friend for many years.
God bless and comfort.
— Dan Soults
That smile. That beautiful smile. She was such a beautiful soul inside and out. She was the matriarch and Queen of her family castle. My heart goes out to all of you. Cherish your memories everytime you all get together and remember the Mother she was. Love you all.
— Karen Curtis
Loved this wonderful lady. My thought and prayers to her lovely family. Love you all.
— MARY HILL
Never a moment without a smile. A beautiful woman. Rest in peace
— MICKIE philpot
What a sweet lady. We have been blessed to know her.We love,you guys.
— Charlie & Vicki,Stonehouse
Cheryl and Family,

Alyson and I sending our thoughts and pryers to each one of you. She will be missed.

Love,
Darlene and Alyson Wellman
— Darlene & Alyson Wellman
Our condolences to your Family for the lost of your Mother from the Lablance family.
— Jim LaBlance
One of the first people we met when we moved here. We met her through her Coyle Restaurant when we first moved up here. She was a real nice lady. At one time I baked all of the pies for her restaurant. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Virginia and all of your family. You will be truly missed. Estella and Fred Bonds
— Estella Bonds
Lots of memories. Rest in peace. Condolences to the family.
— Kathy Snoblen Hawk
Virginia has much to be proud of, raising five great children and passing on her values and work ethic to them. She made a positive impact on the Tawas community at large and the individuals that she encountered. She was a strong, caring woman and leaves behind a great legacy. She was a joy to know and will be missed.
— Rod Bertsch
We were sorry to hear the news...our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
— Dick & Lori Frederick
Sorry to hear of your loss, Tom, Cheryl, Kelly, Gayle and Mike and family. Your mom was a wonderful, kind and selfless woman who I had the pleasure to have known for many years. Some of my fondest memories are from when I worked at her restaurant. Your mom will be truly missed by her family, friends, the community and all whose lives she touched. May God reach out to you and comfort you all in your time of sorrow.
— Jim Davis
Aunt Ginny, my God-mother -could anything be more precious than knowing my faith began as you held me at the font? Cousins, my heart aches with you, yet rejoices knowing that Jesus opened up His arms and said to her, "Well done, good and faithful servant...welcome Home!"
— Wendy Ristow
Dear Coyle family your mom was such a wonderful. Woman A fixture of our Tawas community,who will be missed deeply by all of you and all of us that consider you family and dear friends❤️ Know your mom is atpeace and smiling down on each and everyone of you!! RIP Virginia lll
— Bob and Shelley
Dear Coyle family your mom was such a wonderful women and such a part of the Tawas community ! She will be missed by you and those of us who consider you family and dear friends❤️ Know that she’s smiling down on each and everyone of you (because she liked knowing what you were up to 😇) RIP. Virginia
— Love Bob and Shelley
Virginia openly welcomed me into her family when I married her grandson, Barry. Such a wonderful lady, and I’m lucky to have become close to her. Our sons will miss their great grandma dearly, too. I’m sorry Alec and I couldn’t attend and support you at this time as we are in England. xx
— Dionne
Prayers to the family. Frank & Barbara Lopez (Stonehouse)
— Yamahababe@hotmail.com
So sorry to hear of the passing of Ginny always such a kind person and will remember all the Hill family reunions which gave me the chance to also visit with Ginny. She will be missed greatly
— Dale Procunier
Just heard about the loss of your mother. We are all going to miss her very much. She was the sweetest neighbor we ever had. We will miss her very much.
— DAVE and Joyce Hill
You have our deepest sympathy. A lovely person.
— The Western Family.
Oh Cheryl, I was so sorry to read about your mom's passing. I remember her running around in the restaurant, always busy. She always had a smile on her face. She will be missed for sure. Just wanted you to know how sad I am to have read about her.
— pat ribiat

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