Virginia ‘Ginny’ Christianson

Virginia ChristiansonVirginia “Ginny” Christianson, 63, of Oconomowoc, passed away peacefully at her home with her loving husband, Dale Christianson, of 32 years by her side, on Tuesday, September 23, 2014.

Ginny is survived by her loving children, Mark (Aimee) Stano, Laura (Patrick) Baker, Todd (Michelle) Christianson and Donna Rivero Christianson, and her five grandchildren, Andrew Sitter, Abigail Sitter, Owen Stano, Nora Stano and Adeline Rivero. She is further survived by her brothers Norb (Maria) Stachowski and Pete (Barb) Stachowski, along with her father, Carl Stachowski, and nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Ginny was preceded in death by her mother, Maria Stachowski.

A memorial funeral service will be held for Ginny on Saturday, October 18, at 11:00 AM followed by a time of fellowship afterward at First Congregational UCC, 815 S. Concord Road, Oconomowoc, WI 53066.

Memorials are suggested to the Colon Cancer Alliance due to her brief battle with cancer.

Ginny worked in the medical field at ProHealth Care hospitals starting in 1969 until her death. She started her career as a nursing assistant and then became a surgical technician and 1994 graduated from WCTC as a registered nurse.

The family would like to thank Russ Reichert and his family from Sheboygan Falls for their love and support in her final years. Also a special thank you to her many friends, especially her dear friend Debbie Schramm, for their amazing generosity they showed to our family. Ginny was truly the happiest when she was surrounded by her family and friends and she will be deeply missed by all that knew her. She will be most remembered for her sense of humor and her willingness to give and help others.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-567-4457 or visit www.pagenkopf.com.