Virginia Douglas


February 16, 2023

Virginia B. (Shoemaker) Douglas was born on Oct. 7, 1929, in rural Jewell County, to John and Merle (Dean) Shoemaker. She died Feb. 2, 2023, at the age of 93, in Marysville.

Virginia graduated from Glen Elder (Kansas) High School in 1947. She was united in marriage to Melvin Douglas on June 6, 1949. To this union two sons were born, Terry and Gary. Virginia enjoyed arts and crafts, working on word search puzzles, and most importantly, time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Melvin; her sons, Terry and Gary; sister, Opal Glauser; and brother, Harold Shoemaker.


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