Virginia “Ginger” Mae Stewart, 76, of Mound House, passed away on December 25, 2021 at the Carson Tahoe Transitional Rehabilitation Center in Carson City.
The former Ginger Baldwin was born in San Rafael, California to Walter and Leanore Baldwin on January 26, 1945.
Joining her parents, and sisters’ family before her. Ginger made her home in the Dayton/Mound House area since moving to Nevada in the 1970’s.
Ginger was a high school graduate, and worked as a professional cook, restaurant owner and for the State of Nevada until she retired Ginger was a loving, single mother of three who always worked hard to provide for her family. She enjoyed being a grandmother, feeding her family with recipes made with love, visiting the local casinos, and fishing.
Ginger is preceded in death by her parents Walter and Leanore Baldwin of Dayton, her brother Ed Baldwin of Jenner, and her sister Sharon Affonso of Dayton.
Ginger is survived by her three children, Diana Vay of Brighton, CO, Donald Stewart of Mound House, NV and Joanne Harris of Longmont, CO. Her grandchildren Ryan Stewart of Reno, NV, Ian Vay of Brighton, CO, Courtney Vay of Portland, OR, Skylar Harris of Longmont, CO and Griffin Harris of Longmont. Ginger was also thrilled to know that her first great-grandchild was on the way!
Ms. Stewart was cremated with Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home and Crematory in Carson City. A celebration of life will be held for the family in the Spring.