Virginia P. LaChanceVirginia P. LaChance, 89, of Leesburg, Fla., passed away peacefully with family at her side on Dec. 16, 2013.
Virginia P. LaChance, 89, of Leesburg, Fla., passed away peacefully with family at her side on Dec. 16, 2013.
She was born Jan. 13, 1924 to Nellie and Edward Wilkin in Duluth, Minn.
Virginia married Daniel "Blackie" LaChance May 2, 1970. They owned Gramma's Daycare in Duluth for 16 years. She cared for over 200 children and was involved in emergency foster care for many children in need, her main concern was always children.
She was preceded in death by husband, Daniel P. "Blackie" LaChance in 2007; her parents; 2 siblings, Edward and Shirley; grandson Mark; and son-in-law, Larry.
She is survived by five children, Bonnie Timm, Sharon (Ted) Tverberg, Peggy (Ralph) Campanio, Terry (Skip) Anderson and Debi (Jack) Kessler; 17 grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren and 9 great great grandchildren; siblings: Bob (Marion) Wilkin and Betty (Geo) Nordling.