Virginia Lee Ryan
Jan. 23, 1945 – Aug. 12, 2017
Virginia Lee Ryan, also known as Ginny, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Aug. 12, 2017. Ginny was born January 23, 1945 to Joseph and Twilia Richter in Sioux City, IA. Ginny was the middle child out of 5 girls. She married the love of her life, Clifford Ryan and together had 4 boys. They raised their children in California mostly in Whittier. After raising their children, they moved to Lake Havasu City. Shortly after they relocated she lost her best friend, Cliff.
Ginny was the most giving person. She loved her family and friends so much it showed in everything she did. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Virginia, is survived by her sons; Steve (Misty), Kevin (Tina) and Jeff (Jennifer); grandchildren; Kyle, Travis (Racheal), Ashley, Dustin, Jacob, Tanner, Chris, Rebekah, James and Shane; 2 great-granddaughters who were the light in her life; Lilly and Hanley, sisters; Joanne (Delton) Britton, Patty (Lyle) McCowan and Dianna McLaughlin; also, many nieces, nephews and cousins. Virginia was preceded in death by her parents, youngest sister Connie McLaren, and her first born child Donald that she lost shortly after he was born.
A Celebration of her life will be held at her son Jeff’s house on Oct. 28, 2017 at noon 330 Driftwood Drive with words of encouragement from Kathy Kenny. Afterwards there will be a potluck. So, bring a dish or just bring your memories to share. The family hopes to see a lot of familiar faces.
Services were placed in the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home. Thoughts and condolences can be sent to the family at www.lietz-frazefuneralhome.com.