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On December 3, 1940 in Roscoe, California Grace was born to Howard and Jewell Storrs. She left this world to be with the Lord and her husband Mike Dean Ginnis on September 22, 2020. Grace was committed to family and friends always with love and support. Grace enjoyed her family, reading, crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, crocheting, cooking (jams, jelly, pies and deviled eggs) and served on the election board for many years. Grace worked at Millers Cafe with her sister Holly. She also worked at Courtesy Coffee and then at Johnny's Liquor. Grace was always involved in her children's activities in school. She was also involved with the Boy Scouts, Camp Fire Girls and 4-H. Grace was preceded in death by husband, Mike D. Ginnis; mother, Jewell Storrs Miller; father, Howard A Storrs; stepdad, Carl F. Miller; brother, Frank Storrs and sister, Holly Storrs Fisher. She is survived by son Michael H. (Dee) Ginnis of Imperial; daughters Anita Miller and Barbara (Oscar) Rios of Westmorland; grandsons Cory (Crystal) Hemphill of Yuma, Michael D. (Francine) Ginnis of Westmorland, Joe Miller V of Needles, Izak Ginnis of Imperial; numerous nieces and nephews; also numerous great-grandchildren, great-great- grandchildren and ex-daughter-in-law Donna Ginnis of Imperial; siblings Katy Russell of Brawley, Howard (Ellen) Storrs of Mexico, Vickey (Richard) Windsor of Westmorland, Doni (John) Soukup of Yuma. A private celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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Published in Imperial Valley Press Online from Oct. 27 to Oct. 28, 2020.
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November 3, 2020
Our Condolences to all the family. Gracie was loved by many. We will miss her friendship. One of the kindest and giving woman I’ve known.
Sherie and Dennis Layton
October 29, 2020
Sincere condolences to the family, I was grateful to Grace Ginnis for her dedicated commitment And service as an Election Official in Westmorland She made sure that voters were able to exercise their right to vote At the precinct she served at, She could always be counted on! Thank you Grace, May you Rest In Peace.
Retired Registrar of Voters, Dolores Provencio
October 29, 2020
Michael, Anita and Barbara, so sad to hear of your Mom's passing. She was a great co-worker and friend to me. She always cared about what was happening in my life, I'm going to miss her. My deepest condolences and May she rest in peace.
October 29, 2020
Mike, Anita, and Barbara I send my condolences to each of you.
Your mom was one nice person.
Michael Lesicka
October 29, 2020
Michael, Anita, Barbara, my condolences to your families on your Mothers passing. May the beautiful memories you hold dear help get you through this difficult time.
M Alcantar
October 29, 2020
My sincerest condolences to you on the loss of your mother, Grace. She and I volunteered together with the American Red Cross Disaster Services for a number of years in the 1980s and '90s. She was always willing to help and I know you were very proud of her. Thank you for sharing her with me.
Erin Craig
October 28, 2020
She did have a big heart, and expressed it in love. I hope we can all learn from her. God Bless You, Gracie.
Rex Lesicka
October 28, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Jeffrey Jackson
October 27, 2020
Barbara, Anita and family...sending my deepest condolences at the passing of your Mom. She put up with me a lot as a kid ...coming in the store . Wishing you comfort during this difficult time
Linda “Slali” Salcido
October 27, 2020
So sorry to hear about your mom. She was a good, caring friend, and a joy to be around. She had a heart for her family and community and will always be remembered. May God bless you in your time of sorrow.
Sally Traylor
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