Virginia “Gini” Wickett-Kelley, age 75, Richmond, peacefully passed away on Friday September 24, 2021 at Maple Park Village in Westfield, Indiana. Gini was born in Richmond, Indiana on January 28, 1946 to William “Gene” and Margaret “Peg” Wickett and lived in Richmond all her life. Gini was raised Catholic and previously attended St. Andrew’s Church. She graduated from Richmond High School, class of 1964. Gini was artistic and creative in everything she did from being a hairstylist to teaching art to being a loving mother, grandmother and friend. Her free-spirited nature, compassion and friendly personality touched the lives of everyone she met. Gini will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Gini is survived by her daughters: Karin Kelley and Sarah Kelley-Tuller (Rob); her grandchildren: Chase Reske, Meganne Lahman, Noah Lahman, Gabe Lahman, Alaina Tuller and William Satter; her cousins (and life-long friends) Judy Klacking and Janie Hall; and Greg Flood, whom she loved like a son. In addition to her parents, Gini is preceded by her daughter Kristin Kelley-Lahman, and her siblings: Ron, Marilyn, Kenny and Tom.
Graveside services will be held at 12:30 p.m. in St. Andrew Cemetery on Saturday October 2, 2021. Deacon Jim Miller will officiate. Visitation will be held at Riggle-Waltermann Mortuary on Saturday October 2, 2021 from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.