Patsy L. Ginger

Lewistown – Patsy L. Ginger, 81, of Lewistown, passed away at 3:00 PM on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 23, 1936 in Lewistown to Dale and Mildred (Vaughn) Thrasher. She married Floyd “Red” Ginger in St. David, and was married 51 years. He preceded her in death.

Also, preceding in death are her parents; one son, Michael Ginger.

Patsy is survived by two children; Cindy (Mike) Duvall of Springfield, IL, and Eddy (Sandy) Ginger of Lewistown; one brother, James R. Thrasher of Gulf Shores, AL; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two nieces, Sandi Kline, Debi Jones; and one nephew, James Thrasher.

Patsy was the head cook for Lewistown High School for many years. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Lewistown. Patsy enjoyed bingo, crochet, cards, and was an avid clock collector.

Cremation rites will be accorded with Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL. A private family burial of ashes will take place at a later date. Memorials can be made to the Lewistown Rescue Squad. To make online condolences you may go to

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26 Responses to Patsy L. Ginger

  1. MaryLou Belless says:

    Our love and condolences to the entire family–God received such a nice lady home—–MaryLou and sons—John–Wayne and Kirk Belless

  2. Kathryn Fritz says:

    Sympathy, condolences, & prayers for the family!

  3. Monica and Steve says:

    Cindy, Eddy and Jim and families…I am so sorry to hear this….I loved Pat so much…..such a big loss to the family. If there is anything you need please just let me know….I am here! I love you all!!!

  4. Monica Smith says:

    Cindy, Eddy and Jim….so sorry to hear this. I loved your Mom (Pat)! Such a big loss to the family….if there is anything I can do please do not hesitate! Love you all!
    Monica and Steve

  5. Pam Weller Stuckey says:

    She was a lovely lady. Blessings to her family.

  6. Vicki Pascal Irwin says:

    So very sorry for your loss. Patsy was a great gal and will be sadly missed. Sending prayers and hugs to all.

  7. Nicki Hazzard says: sorry for your loss..PATSY was a great friend
    Nicki and Rich Hazzard

  8. Mary Woodruff and Evelyn Matheny says:

    RIP my dear friend and we will still miss you at bingo.condolences to all the family.

  9. Fuzzy Clark says:

    Loved Pat and her family, condolences and best wishes.

  10. Craig W. Miller says:

    I am so sorry to hear this, she will be missed by many. Condolences for the family.

  11. Susan Dossett says:

    Dear Cindy, Mike, Oliver and Lilly,

    Our love and prayers go out to you. We are so sorry for the loss of your mother, mother-in-law and grandma. If there is anything we can do, please give us a call.

    Love you, Jerry and Susan

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  13. Marti Grim says:

    She was a wonderful cook at school and at home. Loved her chocolate mayonnaise cake. Eddy and family, my condolences to you.

  14. Tom & Dana Ford says:

    So sorry for your loss–We know she will be missed by many. Our prayers for comfort go out to the family. Cherish and share your memories-she will remain close to you in those. Tom & Dana Ford

  15. Bill west says:

    Pat was always a sweetheart she will be missed Gods angel is home.

  16. Kendall and Patti Miller says:

    Eddy and Sandy- I am so sorry for the loss of your mother, Patsy. I know you will miss her so much. She was such a nice lady and always had a smile for everyone. It seems like the whole neighbor hood is disappearing with all the original home folk. We will miss her very much. Sincerely Patti

  17. DeeVon Mummert-Schisler says:

    Eddy, So very to hear of your Moms passing. She was always so nice & kind. I thought so much of her and your Father. Prayers going out to help you through this time.

  18. Julie McCarty Hughes says:

    I am so sorry. My condolences to you and your family.

  19. Julie McCarty Hughes says:

    I am so sorry. My condolences to you and your family.

  20. Lorenda Spilker says:

    We are so very saddened to learn of Patsy’s passing. She was a great lady and friend. Our deepest sympathy to her entire family. We understand what u are going through as we loss our mother 13/28/17. Prayers and u are in our hearts. Alvin and Lorenda Spilker

  21. So sorry for your loss. I remember Pat so fondly and gratefully for helping for years and years stage successful Mexican dinners. It was a challenge but we had fun and earned money for the kids and their field trips. We are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. We will make a memorial donation to the Lewistown library in her name.

  22. Steve and Kulli Weaver says:

    Sending our sympathy for your loss. Steve remembers her fondly.

  23. Karen Stutes says:

    So sorry for your loss

  24. Reba Ford says:

    Eddy, Cindy and families – so sorry for your loss.

  25. Sharon (Nebergall) Bosserman says:

    Ed and Sandy,
    Rick and I want to offer our condolences! Please keep your good memories close to your heart!

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