Virginia "Ginny" Ruth Wetherell 1927 ~ 2017

Ginny Wetherell, age 89, of Roseburg, Oregon, passed away on April 18, 2017.

She was born on May 15, 1927, in Poplar, Minn.; the second of seven children born to Jesse and Ruth (Severance) Johnson.

On June 21, 1946, she married Melvin Wetherell, the love of her life. Shortly after their marriage, they moved to Sweet Home, Oregon, where their three sons were born. In 1954, the family moved to Roseburg, where Ginny worked at Montgomery Ward for over 30 years. She was also a member of the Moose Lodge for many years, attaining Senior Regent in 1980.

During their 58 years of marriage, Ginny and Mel enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing and visiting family. They also loved to bowl and play golf, earning several trophies in each sport.

In recent years, her favorite activity was to spend time with her sons and their families, who get together several times during the year. She also enjoyed playing cards and doing word puzzles.

Ginny will be greatly missed by her family and friends.