LINDSBORG — Virginia Lucille Charlson, 97, of Lindsborg passed away Jan. 8, 2018 at Bethany Home of Lindsborg. Virginia was born October 24, 1920 in Fairmont, NE to the late Nathan and Bernice Shafer.

Virginia was a 1938 graduate of Lindsborg High School. She married Lorin Leland Charlson on Nov. 25, 1939 in Lindsborg. Virginia was a homemaker and a member of Bethany Lutheran Church.

Survivors include her sons: Ron (Pat) Charlson of Los Lunas, New Mexico, Duane Charlson of Maize, and Del (Mary) Charlson of Salina; as well as six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lorin; sisters, Shirley Hill, Margaret Jean Grant, and Vivian Johnson; and grandsons, Kenneth Charlson, Terry Richardson, and Scott Hinkle.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14 at Christians Funeral Home, Lindsborg.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan.15 at Bethany Home Chapel, 321 S. Chestnut St., Lindsborg. Burial will be in Sandia Memory Garden Cemetery in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bethany Home, Bethany Lutheran Church, or to Kindred Hospice. Memorials may be sent in care of Christians Funeral Home, 103 N. Washington, Lindsborg, KS 67456.

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