Virginia M. Kelso

Virginia M. Kelso

DEFOREST/MADISON-Virginia M. Kelso, age 92, of DeForest, passed away on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at Karmenta Care Center.

She was born on June 9, 1925, in Madison, the daughter of Stanley and Amanda (Peterson) Crimmins.

Virginia married Hugh Kelso on May 31, 1946. She worked for Wisconsin Telephone Company. Virginia also volunteered at the USO during World War II and with the Pioneers. She loved tap dancing and according to Hugh, “had the most beautiful legs he had ever seen”. She was a great cook, and enjoyed music, planning parties and spending time with family and friends.

Virginia is survived by her husband of 71 years, Hugh; children, Terri L. Kelso and Tim (Terri M.) Kelso; grandchildren, Emerald Kelso-Lawson, Stanley Kelso and Alex and Carissa Lopez; four great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Stanley Crimmins, Jr.

A private burial will be held at Forest Hill Cemetery.