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Virginia D. "Ginger" Service

November 11, 1953 ~ July 22, 2022 (age 68)


Virginia D. “Ginger” Service, 68, of Van Wert passed away at 8:32 a.m., Friday, July 22, 2022, at Vancrest of Van Wert.

She was born on November 11, 1953, in Van Wert the daughter of the late Ray and Florence W. “Flo” (Carroll) Bates, Jr. On February 14, 1986, she married Gordon “Chris” Service who survives.

Other family members include her two sons, Adam Service of Bloomington, Indiana and Alex (Yang) Service of Dayton, Ohio; and three sisters, Nancy (Larry) Taylor of Gahanna, Ohio, Kathleen “Kathy” (Tony) Spraque of Fort Wayne, and Patricia “Patti” Mathew of Van Wert.

Ginger was a 1972 graduate of Van Wert High School and attended Bowling Green State University where she earned her LPN Degree. She was a licensed practical nurse with Community Health Professionals Hospice of Van Wert. She attended Trinity United Methodist Church.

There will be calling hours 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home.

Preferred memorials are to Trinity United Methodist Church.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at, Tribute Wall.

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July 26, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cowan & Son Funeral Home
616 South Washington Street
Van Wert, OH 45891

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