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Virginia "Ginny" (Richards) Marshall

August 18, 1931 ~ September 25, 2017 (age 86)
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Virginia ‘Ginny’ Marshall
August 18, 1931 - September 25, 2017
Virginia (Ginny) Marshall passed away quietly on Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. 
Ginny was born August 18, 1931, in Richland Center, Wisconsin. Her parents were Glen and Iris Richards. Ginny graduated from Richland Center High School in 1949. She married her high school sweetheart Bob Marshall on May 17, 1952. Bob and Ginny had a daughter Luanne and a son Roland (nicknamed Rollie, after his uncle), both born in Richland Center. Soon after that, the family moved to Portland, Oregon, where a second son William (Bill) was born. 
Ginny worked for the Beaverton School District and later for the Hermiston School District.
Bob and Ginny used to enjoy “gadding about” together. They loved to just jump in the car and head down the road. They never knew exactly where they might end up, but it usually involved eating at a restaurant in some small town hundreds of miles away, and then heading back home a different route just to take in the scenery. 
Ginny was preceded in death by her parents Glen and Iris Richards, her brother Nyrval Richards, and her beloved husband Robert (Bob) Marshall. She is survived by daughter Luanne (Steve) Brownfield of Heppner, Rollie (Debbie) Marshall of Ione and Bill (Cheryl) Marshall of Franklin, Mass. Ginny loved her grandchildren very much: Candis (Mike) Smith of La Grande, Brandi (Corey) Sweeney of Heppner, Kristen Marshall of Heppner, Alec (Rachel) Marshall of Harrisburg, Pa., and Kayla Marshall of Franklin, Mass. Ginny also took joy in spending time with her great-grandchildren Garrett, Gracey and Aspen Smith of La Grande, and Kane and Jorden Sweeney of Heppner. 
Ginny couldn’t talk enough about how proud she was of her daughter, sons, her grandkids, and great-grandkids. We were all proud of you also Mom, Grandma, and Grandma Great! Now you get to spend time again with Dad “gadding about.”

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