ULYSSES - Virginia M. Lozar, age 94, died January 9, 2020, at Western Prairie Assisted Living in Ulysses. Born September 19, 1925, in Larned, KS, she was the daughter of Charles Arthur and Bertha Lillian Brown Tallman.
She graduated from Grant County Rural High School. Virginia married Oscar Eugene “Gene” Lozar on May 5, 1943, in Taylor, TX. She held positions at several local businesses, before finally retiring from Panhandle Eastern at the age of 65.
Virginia is survived by her children, Judy Keusler of Ulysses, Cindy Wise of Garden City, Teri Reist of Spicewood, TX, and Kristy Frazee of Ulysses; nine grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. Virginia is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gene; daughter, Ginger; one brother, and two sisters.
Memorial service will be held on January 20, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Shelton Memorial Christian Church in Ulysses. Following the service, the family will receive friends at Bear Creek Coffee. Private inurnment will be at the Ulysses Cemetery in Ulysses. Memorial contributions may be given to Ginger’s Hope, a fund in the Grant County Community Foundation. This fund was created to benefit diabetics in the community and honors her diabetic daughters, Ginger and Kristy. Donations may be made through Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, Kansas 67880. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.