Virgil Mourlam, 89, of Woolstock, died, Sunday, November 25, 2018 at Southfield Wellness Community. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in with Father Stephen Meyer, officiating. Burial will be at French Cemetery, east of Woolstock following the services. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Foster Funeral and Cremation Center, with a 4:15 p.m. Rosary followed by scripture service.
Virgil Melvin Mourlam, son of Louis and Mary Sann Mourlam, was born, February 21, 1929 on the family farm seven miles east of Woolstock. He attended Wright County Rural School #9 and graduated from Woolstock High in 1946. He married Marcella Tate on July 1, 1950 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Virgil farmed east of Woolstock and raised purebred Hampshire boars, finishing his last harvest on October 24, 2018.
He is survived by his wife, Marcella of Woolstock; children, Connie (Dave) Burtnett of Nevada, Trudy (Ray) Schueth of Edgerton, WI, Keith Mourlam of New Jersey, Kevin (Lorrie) Mourlam of Woolstock, Laure (Jeff) Orgon of Elk River, MN, 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; sisters, Darlene Settles of Florida and Donna (Ralph) Moore of Clear Lake.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by granddaughter, Katie Haugen; sister, Dorothy Horn; brothers, Louis Mourlam Jr. and Duane Mourlam.
Virgil was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and was on the Parish Council. He was the past President of Woolstock Coop for 20 years, a member of the Eagle Grove Coop, a 4-H Leader, on the 4-H Youth Committee, and coached little league baseball.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.fosterfuneralandcremation.com.