Virginia Chaar

Virginia Lee Chaar, 95, of Leavenworth, died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, at Cushing Memorial Hospital. She was born July 31, 1917, in Dearborn, Mo., the daughter of Lee Robinson and Margaret May (Brown) Norris.

Virginia Chaar

On Oct. 20, 1945, she married John Charles Chaar in Kansas City, Kan. He preceded her in death on Jan. 6, 1995. She was also preceded in death by nine of her siblings.

Virginia is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Margie Chaar of Prairie Village, Kan.; her grandchildren, Nathaniel (Greta) Chaar, Rebecca (Matt) Gietzen and Sarah (David) Gil; her great-grandchildren, Deidre, Robert, Henry, Trixie, John, Trent and Owen; and her sister, Peggy Lyons.

She worked for many years at J.C. Penney and Bohm’s Department store. Virginia was a member of St. Joseph Church.

Visitation will be from Noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, afternoon Sept. 12, 2012, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home, where the rosary will be prayed at 12:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Rev. David McEvoy, O.Carm., as celebrant. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery. Memorials in lieu are suggested to St. Joseph Church.