Virginia Lee (Haase) McClain, 93, Anderson, passed away April 14, 2011, at Bethany Pointe Health Campus, Anderson, after a brief illness.

She was born March 7, 1918, in Crawfordsville, and resided in Anderson most of her life. Virginia was a graduate of Crawfordsville High School and Indiana State University.

She served her country as a captain in the U.S. Army. She was a registered nurse.

Virginia was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church; Hulman Memorial/St. Anthony’s Hospital Alumni Association; charter member of The Women’s Memorial Foundation and the American Legion.

She is survived by her son, Joseph F. McClain (Mary Ann); granddaughter, Melissa McClain; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. Fred and Bessie Daugherty and Homer and Blanche (Sossbe) Haase; husband, Francis “F.J.” McClain; son, James McClain; grandson, Rick McClain; and siblings, Beulah Zimmerman, Catherine Brady, Lennis Haase and Jack Haase.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, 200 W. 53rd St., Anderson.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at noon Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1115 Pearl St., Anderson, with the Rev. Robert Williams officiating.

Burial will be in East Maplewood Cemetery, Anderson, where military rites will be provided by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 266.

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