Virginia M. Denton, 82, passed away on May 13, 2018

Virginia Marie (Koci) Denton, 82, passed away on Sunday, May 13, 2018.
Viewing will be from 1-5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, at Carlson Colonial Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at the Auburn Presbyterian Church, 1101 Washington Street, Auburn, Kan. Burial will be in the Auburn Cemetery.
Virginia was born on April 11, 1936, the daughter of Edward Martin and Nellie Louise (Ginter) Koci in Auburn, Kan. She married Charles W. Denton on Sept. 1, 1956, in Auburn. Virginia was a homemaker and a cook at Valley Center High School, Towanda Elementary, and Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital. She also worked for a child care facility in Augusta and First Baptist Church Daycare in El Dorado. Virginia was an avid reader, read her Bible daily,loved flower gardening, and had her own beautiful rock garden.
Her loving family includes: her sons, Bradley (Barbara) Denton of Manchaca, Texas, Scott Denton of Potwin; daughter-in-law, Lynda Denton of El Dorado; brother, Donald (Shirley) Koci of Auburn; sister, Louise Keitel of Topeka; 3 grandchildren, Ethan (Hailey) Denton of Wiley, Colorado, Emily and Molly Denton both of El Dorado; 1 great-granddaughter, Chloe Denton.
She was preceded in death by her parents; spouse Charles in 1985; son, Russell E. Denton; brother, Martin Koci; sisters, Irene Morgan and Leona Snyder.
Memorial contributions, in lieu of flowers, may be directed in her name to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or ALS Association, 6950 Squibb Road, Suite 210, Mission, KS 66202. Please sign her online guest book and leave a memory of Virginia at www.carlsoncolonial.com