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Obituary: Virginia “Ginger” A. Johansen

July 22, 1944 – June 12, 2023

Obituary Ginger Johansen

Virginia A. “Ginger” Johansen, nee VanIngen, age 78, of St. John, IN, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 12, 2023.

Beloved wife of Ronald Johansen. Loving mother of Tammi Johansen, Kris Johansen, and Julie (Brian) Benson. Adoring grandmother of Ashley (Jacob) Christensen, Casey (Lauren) Johansen, and Jacob (Brooke) Benson. Cherished great-grandmother of Caden, Audrey, Sophia, Miles, and Isla. Dear sister of the late Glen VanIngen and brother John (Diane). Ginger was a joy to everyone who met her. She will be deeply missed by all.

A visitation will be held Thursday, June 15, 2023, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Smits Funeral Home, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane, Dyer, IN 46311. A Funeral Service will be held at Smits Funeral Home on Friday, June 16, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in Ginger’s name.

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