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In Loving Memory of
Virginia E. Kershaw
Virginia E. Kershaw, age 90, of Edwardsville, died at 6:14 a.m. Saturday, April 8, 2017, at University Manor in Edwardsville.
She was born Aug. 25, 1926, in Edwardsville, the daughter of the late Leo and Lillian Meade Levora.
She married Gerald L. Kershaw on Oct. 21, 1950, at St. Mary's Church in Edwardsville. He preceded her in 2001.
She is survived by her children: Michael (Jan) Kershaw of Edwardsville, Gregory (Sandy) Kershaw of Houston, Texas, Mark (Bambi) Kershaw of Houston, Texas, Ann (Kevin) Halbe of Denver, Colo., Brian (Tami) Kershaw of Staunton, Jeanne (John) Smith of Houston, Texas and Jane (Don) Williams of East Carondelet: 14 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother: Leo Levora and one daughter: Jennifer Kershaw.
Mrs. Kershaw was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Edwardsville. She volunteered at Anderson Hospital and enjoyed playing cards and socializing with her many friends. She was a clerk in the Madison County Treasurer's Office, retiring, in 1995, and also worked at the Army Depot during World War II.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, at Saksa Mateer Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 12, at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Fr. Daniel Berghower officiating. Interment will be Calvary Cemetery in Edwardsville.
Memorials are suggested to the Lymphoma Research Foundation or the American Heart Association .
Thomas Saksa Funeral Home 2205 Pontoon Rd Granite City IL 62040 618-876-4321
Saksa Mateer Funeral Home 210 N. Kansas Edwardsville IL 62025 618-656-7577
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