Virginia Gregersen Walton

June 16, 1933 - October 9, 2021
Virginia Gregersen Walton

Virginia Gregersen Walton was born in Monroe, Utah on June 16, 1933 to Florence and Clifford Gregersen. She died on October 9, 2021 of natural causes.

She was raised on a farm in Southern Utah. She had four older brothers, Garth, Phil, Jack, and Mard Gregersen. She was blessed with one sister Judy Gregersen Hancock.

After graduating South Sevier High school, she moved to Salt Lake City, Utah to go to beauty school. In Salt Lake City she met Gordon Walton. They married and had 4 children, Richard, Shauna, Julie and Brian. They were later divorced but remained friends.

Virginia worked at various jobs until she found the job she was made for. She worked for Community Action Program as an outreach worker, and later as a supervisor for the food pantries for CAP. She loved her job and she did it with compassion and care.

Virginia was a well-respected board member at Crossroads Urban Center for many years. Her input and expertise helped many low-income people.

Virginia was a very proud mom and grandma. She loved her family and did all she could to help them with advice and help as needed. Many great adventures happened at her home with her family and friends.

Our family would like to give a very special thanks to her son, Brian Walton, for all of the care he has given her over the years. We all appreciate you so much.

She is survived by sister, Judy Hancock (Lacy), daughter, Shauna Walton-Zwahlen, (Lyle), daughter, Julie Walton, son, Brian Walton, and daughter-in-law Vyrna Walton, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great- grandchildren. Her family gave her so much love and joy. Survived by nieces, nephews, and other relatives. She was proceeded in death by her brothers, son, Richard Walton, granddaughter, Amy Pelligrini, and former husband, Gordon Walton.

A Memorial Service will be on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 12:00 pm at Starks Funeral Parlor, 3651 South 900 East, Salt Lake City, Utah. Following the service Virginia will be laid to rest at the Taylorsville Cemetery, 4575 South Redwood Road (1700 West), Taylorsville, Utah.

There will be a luncheon at 3:00 p.m. for all family and friends at 704 South 500 East LDS 2nd Ward, Salt Lake City, Utah.