Ginger Kay Flippence, 56, of John Day, died May 7, 2008, at her residence.
A funeral service was held Monday at Driskill Memorial Chapel. Pastor Daniel Wiese of the John Day Church of the Nazarene officiated. Vault interment took place at the Prairie City Cemetery.
Ginger was born Jan. 25, 1952, in Baker City to Gene L. and Betty J. (Zemmer) Saul. She graduated from Prairie City High School in 1970.
Ginger married Dennis J. Flippence Aug. 9, 1969, in Bates. She worked in back office operations at the Old West Federal Credit Union, retiring in June of 2007.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, gardening, fishing, boating and camping. She also enjoyed attending sporting events and bowling. She was a member of the John Day Elks Lodge and the John Day Church of the Nazarene. One of her greatest accomplishments was raising her family.
Ginger is survived by her husband, Dennis Flippence of John Day; her two daughters, Kendra Gonzales and husband Buell of Mill City, and Robyn Curry and husband Cris of Riddle; her mother, Betty Saul of Seneca; two brothers, Randy Saul of Prairie City and Rick Saul of Seneca; two sisters, Cindy Combs of John Day and Jody Harig of Seneca; five grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Gene Saul.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Blue Mountain Hospice through Driskill Memorial Chapel, 241 S. Canyon Blvd., John Day, OR 97845.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, May 12, 2008
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor