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Virginia A. Densler

April 13, 1934 — March 6, 2023

McPherson, KS

Virginia A. Densler, 88, of McPherson, KS, passed away on Monday, March 6, 2023, with her daughters by her side at McPherson Hospital.  Virginia had been a resident of McPherson since 1978 and worked at Payless Shoe Store and Morris & Son Clothiers.

 

Virginia was born on April 13, 1934, in Hamlet, NE, the daughter of Claude Montgomery and Eva Gladys (Boone) McMinn.  She attended school in Hamlet and Wauneta, NE. 

 

She married Harry Lantz of Hamlet in 1968, and they moved to Canton, KS.  Harry died in 1978.  On June 20, 1988, Virginia married Robert Densler in Miami, OK.  He preceded her in death on December 8, 2003.

 

Survivors include: two daughters, Marcia VanMeter (Gene) of McPherson, KS and Peggy Fortkamp of McPherson, KS; a brother, John McMinn of Hillsboro, KS; six grandchildren, Jerrod VanMeter of McPherson, KS, Jason Walters (Tiffani Floyd) of McPherson, KS, Joel VanMeter (Alicia) of Parkville, MO, Pam VanMeter of Moundridge, KS, Jen Walters-Boesker (Ryan) of Salina, KS, and Dylan Blosser of McPherson, KS; three great-grandchildren, Jewelissa VanMeter of McPherson, KS, Mikail Redar of Moundridge, KS and Marissa VanMeter of Moundridge, KS; step-children, Dave Densler (Dian) of Waverly, NE and Sherry Densler of Texas; two step-grandchildren, Heather Crook and Eric Densler; step-great-grandchild, Brecken Boesker; brother-in-law, Dean McGillivary; sister-in-law, Donna McMinn; close friend, Leo Mantz of McPherson, KS; and many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, three brothers, Claude McMinn, Clark McMinn, and Laurence McMinn, and a sister, Clarabelle McGillivary.

 

The family will receive friends from 9:00 AM until 10:30 AM, Friday, March 10, 2023, at Stockham Family Funeral Home.  A graveside service will follow at 11:00 AM, Friday, March 10, at the McPherson Cemetery.

 

Memorial donations may be given to the McPherson Public Library in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.

 

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