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Virginia Ruiz
Mar 15,1944---Nov 30,2017

Virginia Ruiz, age 73, of Overland Park, KS passed away November 30, 2017 at home surrounded by her closest family and loved ones.


Virginia was born March 15, 1944 in Austin, Texas. After completing high school in Austin, Virginia attended cosmetology school. She was a hairdresser for 55 years, 51 of those years in Kansas City. “Virgie”, as she was known by her clients and close friends, was always beautifully dressed, with perfectly manicured nails, and a smile that would light up any room she walked in.


Virginia was an avid golfer, and played in the 9 hole women’s league at both St. Andrews and OP Golf clubs. She loved traveling with her life partner Sudershan ”Sudy” Vohra. Together, they traveled to over a dozen countries and enjoyed numerous international cruises. They most recently completed her 21 day dream cruise, visiting Barcelona, Malta, Sicily, Greek Islands (Santorini), Naples, Rome and Venice. When not traveling, Virginia enjoyed gardening, cheering for the Royals and Chiefs, bowling, ballroom dancing, and entertaining guests in her home. She played a mean game of Mexican Dominoes, and will always be remembered for her famous Christmas cookies and baking skills.


She is preceded in death by her parents Edward & Julia Garcia, and sister Mary Jane. She is survived by her life partner, Sudershan Vohra, Siblings, Edward (Rosie), Dolores (Lawrence), Ernest (Janie), Richard (Olivia), Julia, Jessee (Mary), Frank (Linda), Alex (Dora), Alfred (Rose Marie), Louie, and children, Kimberly (Kevin Maude)Hallam, Casey (Anne) Ruiz, Nicholas (Cathleen)Ruiz. Grandchildren, Elizabeth, Samantha, Hayleigh Hallam, Nicandro Ruiz.


A Memorial Mass will be held at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, O.P. at 10 A.M on Jan. 6, 2018. There will be a Celebration of Life immediately following at St. Andrews Clubhouse for all family and friends.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in the memory of Virginia Ruiz to American Cancer Society,

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Holy Spirit Catholic Church
11300 W 103rd St.
Overland Park
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Date of Service:
Jan 06 ,2018
Time of Service:
10:00 am
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