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Lois Susanna Ginther
12/05/1915 — 03/18/2010
From Richland, WA, US | Born in Woonsocket, South Dakota
Lois Susanna Ginther
Lois Susanna Ginther, a longtime resident of Richland, departed this life on March 18, 2010. She was 94.
She was born Dec. 5, 1915 in Woonsocket, South Dakota, graduated from Timberlake High School and went on to attend Nettleton Business College.
Lois moved to Richland in 1946 and worked in accounting for various Hanford contractors until she retired in 1980.
She was a Charter member of Southside United Protestant Church.
In retirement Lois devoted her time to her church and volunteer work. She was a scheduler for Contact Tri-cities, and participated in Special Friends at local Elementary Schools. In 1991 she received the Governor's Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service.
Her husband, Louis Ginther, predeceased her.
She is survived by her son, Gene S. Ginther and his wife Jacqueline, two grand-daughters, Cynthia S. Ralph of Stafford, VA and Margaret S. Ginther of Los Angeles, CA, and her great-granddaughter, Jessica S. Ralph.
A Memorial Service will be held at Einan's Funeral Home, Richland, on Friday, March 26, 2010 at 1:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in her memory be made to Lower Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, 3920 Outlook Road, Sunnyside, WA, 98944.
A very sad passing for me and anyone who new Aunt Lois. A great person and Mom. I love you Aunt Lois.
I will always remember what a lady Lois was, and I always enjoyed visiting with her. Thank you, Gene, for sharing your Mom with our family.
Love and special prayers,
Aunt Lois was my favorite aunt on the Scott side. Even though we did not see her that much because of distance I always looked forward to her visits. She was such a sweet and gentle person, but she was also a very strong person who had been through a lot. I really admired her ability to meet life with such grace and make the best of it.
I visited Aunt Lois in Richland about 10 years ago. Aunt Lois and I had a good visit and I was shown all parts of the town with great pride from the museum Wow I had no idea to the new Applebee’s. It was the first time I had ever spent alone with her and it was delightful. I also admired her faith. It was so strong.
She will be missed.
Gene & Families: My sincere condolences on the loss of your Mom. Remember all of the good times & let the others slip away.
Gary from 1964 Col-Hi
P.S. It’s been 59 years since we 1st started at Sacajawea.
Dear Gene, Our sympathy to you and your family in the passing of your mother. I was saddened by the news I was planning to visit her when in town for Easter. I am thankful for ALL the years that she was a special friend and mentor to me in my Jr/Sr. high days – so many good memories! Keeping you in our prayers, Sharon & Peter Nielsen