Flemington, NJ-Virginia V. (Van Dusen) Lehmkuhl, 81, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at Hunterdon Medical Center in Raritan Township. Born in Olean, NY, daughter of the late Earl and Althea (Fitch) Van Dusen, she had resided in Riverhead, NY before settling to Flemington in 1976.
Virginia faithfully served her country with the United States Air Force as an airman 2nd class from 1952-1955 during the Korean War. Virginia was co-owner of Country Cottage formerly in Flemington and prior was a self-employed beautician in Riverhead, NY. She enjoyed arts & crafts and would paint and draw at the Somerset Arts Council in Bedminster. When Virginia was not drawing one could find her reading a book or enjoying the time spent with her grandchildren.
Besides her parents, Virginia was predeceased by her brother Norman Van Dusen.
Virginia is survived by her beloved husband, George A. Lehmkuhl with whom she shared fifty-six years of marriage; loving daughters, Kim and her husband Christopher Hutson of Whitehouse Station and Lori Lehmkuhl of Troy, NY. She will be deeply missed by her cherished grandchildren, Ryan and Lindsey Hutson and Austin, Collin and Kendall Wilson.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Countryside Funeral Home, 724 Route 202 North, Three Bridges, NJ 08887 and at the request of the family the funeral services are private.
Memorial contributions may be made in Virginia’s memory to St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center, PO Box 5281, North Branch, NJ 08876.