Virginia L. Freiermuth, age 81 of Hastings, MN and formerly of New Richmond, WI, died Friday, February 15, 2013 at United Hospital in St. Paul. Virginia was born the daughter of Archie and Gladys (Young) Hoy on March 6, 1931 in Cedar Rapids, IA. She grew up in Cedar Rapids. Virginia worked as a cook at the St. Croix Health Center in New Richmond and for Smead in Hastings. She enjoyed doing crafts, baking and spending time with her family. She also liked fishing, snowmobiling, and camping. Virginia was sweet, humble person who was very generous and thoughtful to those she cared for. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Walter Freiermuth; sisters, Florence Owen, Betty Ellsworth; and brother, Richard Mahring. Virginia is survived by her sons, Dennis (Janice Lebeis) Keetley, David Keetley, Donald Keetley, Dewane Keetley, Brian (Dawn) Freiermuth, Allen (Sue) Freiermuth; daughters, Lynda (Bob) Figura, Cindy (Don) Loesch, LeAnn Storm, Jeannette (Craig) Peterson; 36 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; 3 great great-grandchildren; sisters, Charlene Sojka, Pat (Carl) Zimmerman; and many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service was held on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 3 pm at the Bakken-Young Beebe Chapel in New Richmond with visitation from 1-3 pm. Arrangements were with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.