Virginia Bertha Stucke-Gierisch was born May, 23, 1922 to Mr. Robert Benton Stucke and Mrs. Olga Emma Behrens-Stucke. She married Ernest Robert Gierisch, Sr., on January 18, 1941. She passed away on August 22nd., 2011, at the St. David’s Medical Center in Austin, TX. She was preceded in death by: her husband, her three sisters, Joe Vernell Cryer, Ernice Faye Becker, and Fredia Bernice Moore, and one grandson, Darryn Benton Gierisch. She is survived by: her three children, Ernest Robert Gierisch, Jr. and his wife Velma Louise of Mason, Linda Carol Gierisch-Doyal and her husband, Teddy Ray Doyal, of Mason, Danny Benton Gierisch and his wife, Sue Ella, of Mason, and one sister, Avis Marie Stucke-Brandon, of Banning, California; as well as, thirteen grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren, and ten great-great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. A visitation was held Wednesday, August 24th., from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, at Gentry Funeral Home, of Mason. Funeral services were held Thursday, August 25th., beginning at 10:00 AM, in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, of Mason. Interment followed in Gooch Cemetery of Mason. Pallbearers were: Gary Lynn Gierisch, Johnny Gierisch III, Jamie Benson, Freddy Benson, Ronnie Moore, and Jerry Marshal Cryer. Honary Pallbearers were: Carl “Scooter” Gierisch, Bobby Gierisch, Keith Gierisch, Tim Moore, Ricky Holloman, David Holloman, Jackie Cryer, and Jimmie Cryer.Services were entrusted to Gentry Funeral Home.