Virginia Ann "Ginger" Hansey

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  • "This was one sweet soul just went to Heaven, I hope I get..."
    - Dawn Durand
  • "We are reflecting on fond memories of Ginger's friendship..."
    - Sue and Pat Meagher
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Ginger Hansey passed away on May 10, 2016 surrounded by her family and friends. She was 80. Ginger leaves behind her children Randy & Karen, Brent & Annie, Karen & Barbi. Grandchildren Melanie, Jason & Elyssa, Luke & Sheena, Loren, Mark & Brianna, great grandson Vinny and beloved dog Manny. Ginger was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years Don and her son Mark. Ginger was born Virginia Ann Jellison and raised in Dryden WA on a 10 acre apple orchard where she was surrounded by a large extended family who gathered regularly to celebrate life and family. She graduated from Dryden High School and attended Western Washington University on a music scholarship for piano. Ginger married Don Hansey in 1954 and raised their 4 children at their home on Lake Whatcom surrounded by a wonderful community of neighbors. After raising her children Ginger sold real estate for 10 years where she loved helping people find that perfect house and made many friends along the way. Ginger spent 25 years in administration with Bible Study Fellowship, again creating lifelong friendships. Ginger also served in many positions including deacon and elder at Birchwood Presbyterian church where she was a member for over 40 years. Ginger found her passion and calling when she became the project administrator for Love in the Name of Christ. Through all of these jobs and activities Ginger loved and cherished the friendships she made and the people she served. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 21st, at 1:00PM at Birchwood Presbyterian Church (400 Meadowbrook Ct, Bellingham) followed by a reception. Please share memories at
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Birchwood Presbyterian Church
400 Meadowbrook Ct
Bellingham, WA 98226
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Published in Bellingham Herald on May 14, 2016
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