Transition: Virginia Tietjen DeShon (May 18, 1922-Mar. 7, 2018)

Friday, March 9, 2018

Virginia Tietjen DeShon, of Holiday Island, was born May 18, 1922 in White Plains, New York, daughter of Edwin J. and Tilly (DeBell) Tietjen. She departed this life Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in Rogers, Ark. at the age of 95 years.

She is survived by her two sons, Bob DeShon and wife, Melanie; and Jim DeShon; grandson, Matt DeShon and sister, Helen Emmit.

She was united in marriage to Ray DeShon who preceded her in death. She is also preceded in death by one brother, Jim Tietjen.

Graveside service will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 12, 2018 at the St. Joseph Memorial Park Cemetery in St. Joseph, Missouri under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. Online condolences may be sent to the family at Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. 2018