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Virginia Lee Martin Janelle, 72 years of age died on Tuesday, February 3, in the year 2004 with family at her bedside at Kaiser Hospital in San Diego.

She was from a second generation San Diego family, her great-grandfather William Andrews delivered the speech for San Diego's First retiring Fire Captain. She was born on October 3, 1931 in Seattle, Washingron, while the family was there on a job. On return to San Diego she moved to North Park and was still living in the house that was built by her great-grandparents.

Virginia was preceded in death by her husband Joseph T.L. Janelle on July 22, 1961 and her daughter Linda Diana Comer who died on March 17, 1994. Her survivors include son Joseph Janelle who was her primary caretaker at her North Park home. Daughter Carol Nelson and Husband Tim of Spokane, Washington, ten grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, sister Elizabeth Swan and husband Russell, as well as a niece Vivian Murillo and husband Frank.

Family would like to invite friends for a celebration of Virginia's life at 11 a.m. Monday, february 9, 2004 Home town Buffet located at 5881 University Ave. in San Diego.

Please sigh the guest book at Published in the San Diego Union-Tribune on 2/7/2004. (Volunteer submission)