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“We met Ginnie at First Baptist Church. She was a bright shining light, always with a big smile and hug. I also knew her as a volunteer at Lutheran...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry for your loss. May you draw close to our loving god by reading his word and find comfort in the hope that he gives us all, of seeing our...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“My grandmother, Bea Denney, met Ginny at First Baptist Church. In later years, Ginny would often come see my grandmother in the ER or when she was a...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Theresa Haneline - Fort Wayne, IN

“I knew Bob and Jenny well from the "First Baptist Church." She was such a sweet lady and I'm sadden to hear of her passing. When I wasn't singing...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Nancy Riggs - Fort Wayne, IN

“May God's loving kindness and comfort help you and your family through this very sad time Psalms 29:11 ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your loss , my heart goes out to the family, she was so beautiful, she was an inspiration to so many ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Wanda Blauvelt - Ft wayne, IN

“So very sorry , what a wonderful person she was, we hared so many good times togather at lutheran hosp.she was truly a woman that inspied us all ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Wanda - Ft wayne, IN - Friend

“So sorry for your loss . Prays for Russ and Sheryl and family..Hugs too. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Glen And Virginia Main - IN

“A wonderful woman she was and she will truly be missed! ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Rhonda Hall - KANSAS CITY, MO

“Hollister family,May God bless you in your time of sorrow. Norm & Carla Schlemmer (Taylor & Morgan Hollister's grandparents) ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Norm & Carla Schlemmer - IN

“What an awesome life...such a sweet lady! Prayers of comfort and peace over all family and friends! ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Lorie Carrell - Roanoke, IN

“Christine,Thank-you for giving me the honor of meeting your grandma with you & spending time with her. She was a very lovely lady and she lit up...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Lisa Vinson - Fort Wayne, IN


Virginia Vera "Ginny" Hollister, 98, passed from this life into her heavenly home on July 6, 2017. She was born on April 17, 1919 in Detroit, Michigan. Throughout her life she enjoyed many roles. She was above all a mother first, but was involved as a secretary in the family business, and in her later years was a volunteer at Lutheran Hospital and proceeded to become a paid employee for total service of eighteen years. She left their employ one month shy of her ninetieth birthday. She was an avid reader and often said she traveled the world through her books. She read a book a day until age ninety-six. She was a woman of great faith and served in many capacities in the churches that she attended throughout her life. She is survived by her children, Judith (John) Sauer of Fort Wayne, Diane (Bud) Marbaugh of Albion, IN, Virginia Ricks of Fort Wayne, Russell (Sheryl) Hollister of Ossian, IN, and Patricia (Rick) Phipps of San Diego, CA, and sister-in-law Ruth Burk of Warren, MI. She leaves behind twelve grandchildren, thirty-three great-grandchildren, and seventeen great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-nine years, Robert, parents, Edith Burk and Raymond Kain, stepfather Leonard Burk, brother Richard Burk, and great-granddaughter, Amber Lynn Moore. Funeral service is 11:00 am Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the Chapel, 2505 West Hamilton Road South, Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior to the service. Calling also from 2:00 pm -4:00 pm and 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Friday, July 14, 2017 at D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road, Fort Wayne. In lieu of flowers preferred memorials may be made to Habitat for Humanity, www.habitat.org, Guide Dogs for the Blind, www.guidedogs.com, or the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made at www.domccombandsons.com