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The Life of Virginia Mae Cleland

Virgina M. Cleland, 89, of Burlington, died at 8:58 PM Wednesday, August 22, 2018, at the Great River Klein's Center in West Burlington.

Born June 23, 1929, in Broomall, PA, she was the daughter of Alvin and Mary Britton Cleland. She married Donald R. Mackie in Topeka, KS, they later divorced.

She retired from the Burlington Basket Company, where she worked for 30 years.

She graduated from Broomall High School in Pennsylvania.

She was of Christian faith. She enjoyed gardening and reading and loved to spend time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include three sons, Rick (Vicki) Mackie of Port Charlotte, FL, Jeff (Kathy) Mackie of Burlington, and Tom Mackie of Norwich, England; 7 grandchildren: Jenny (Opie) Stark, Sara Mackie (Kody), Josh Mackie (Brit), Matthew Riffel (Mike), Erin Riffel (Mike), Jessie Mackie and Brandon Mackie; 6 great-grandchildren: Alex, Avery, Lawson, Josie, Mason and Sienna; one brother, Jack (Mary) Cleland of Colorado; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Connie, and her twin sister, Jeanett.

Memorial services and burial will be held at a later date.

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