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Virginia “Ginger” Helfer

Obituary Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Virginia “Ginger” Helfer, age 89, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-three years, Donald “Don” Helfer; and daughters, Gail Helfer and Carol Helfer. Mrs. Helfer is survived by daughter, Patty Waggener, Gainesville, GA; son, Robert “Rob” Helfer, Bend, OR; and sister, June Bills, Bolder, CO. Mrs. Helfer was born on September 8, 1929 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She graduated from Wenatchee High School in 1947, and attended Washington State University from 1947-1949, where she met Don, who was enrolled in the Washington State University School of Veterinary Medicine. They married on June 5, 1949. Mrs. Helfer was a retired administrative secretary from Oregon State University. She was a member of Corvallis Rose Society in Corvallis, Oregon, and did volunteer work at the Oregon State University Thrift Store. No formal service is planned.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Humane Society of N E GA, 845 West Ridge Rd, Gainesville, GA 30501 in memory of Virginia Helfer.

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