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Paston (AP)
Virginia Paston

Posted on April 26, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

April 16, 1918 - April 23, 2013

ELKHART — Virginia Paston, 95, of Elkhart, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Wakarusa.

Virginia was born April 16, 1918, in Cutler to Leonard and Okle (Allen) Jervis.

On Sept. 9, 1939, she married Arthur K. Paston, who preceded her in death in 1954.

She is survived by a daughter, Bonnie S. (Bob) DeGroote of Mishawaka; son John A (Heidi) Paston of Elkhart; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sondra J. Minear, and two sisters, Gertrude Rickets and Bonnie Lawrence.

Virginia was a 1936 graduate of Cutler High School. She moved to Elkhart in 1952 and was employed for 30 years at CTS before retiring in 1982.

Services will be held at a later date.

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