Obituaries for February 16, 2004

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Virginia 'Ginny' Martin

April 5, 1929 Feb. 10, 2004

Former Sonora resident Virginia "Ginny" Martin died Tuesday at her home in La Jolla, San Diego County. She was 74.

She was born and raised in Sonora. She traveled extensively and lived in Germany, Hawaii and Carmel before settling in La Jolla for the past 30 years.

Her family said her passions included spending time with friends, tending to her plants, watching baseball, cooking and, most of all, dogs, both her own and those of others.

She is survived by her nephew, Gary Lampman of Saint Paul, Minn.; extended family members including Marian Lampman of Rochester, Minn., Mark Lampman of New Brighton, Minn., and Thomas Lampman of Calmar, Alberta, Canada; and her best friend, Lacey.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Lucile Martin; and a sister, June Lampman.

A graveside service is scheduled for 11 a.m. tomorrow at Mountain Shadow Cemetery in Sonora.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA, Development Department, 5500 Gaines St., San Diego, CA 92110, or La Jolla United Methodist Church, 6063 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037.

Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.


CASTRO Charmaine Castro, 66, of Tuolumne died Friday at her home. Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

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