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Virginia "Ginny" (Steinbeck) Oaks

July 26, 1929 ~ October 1, 2021 (age 92)

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Virginia “Ginny” Oaks, 92, of Howland Township, entered peacefully into eternal life on Friday, October 1, 2021, at 2:50 a.m. at Gillette Nursing Home following a period of declining health.

She was born July 26, 1929, in Warren the daughter of the late Cecil and Florence McClelan Steinbeck and was a lifelong area resident.

Ginny was a 1947 graduate of Howland High School and was a member of the National Honor Society.  Over the years, she was a bookkeeper for several companies.

Ginny was a proud republican and was a member of the Republican Women’s Committee.  She enjoyed playing cards and was a member of two local card clubs; she enjoyed her annual trips each summer with friends to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; and she enjoyed baking for her family and friends.

She is survived by her children Rev. Rick (Brigitta) Oaks of Warren, Renee Oaks of St. Petersburg, Florida, Randi Hughes Moore of Howland and Robin Fulford of Huntsville, Alabama; a brother Cecil “Ted” (Marlene) Steinbeck of Howland; by ten grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren.

Besides her parents, Ginny was preceded in death by her husband Delbert E. Oaks; and two sisters Zeta Penn and Marian Fusco.

Family will receive friends on Thursday, October 7, 2021from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home.

A Private Burial will take place on Friday, October 8, 2021, in Crown Hill Burial Park in Vienna.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions take the form of donations in Ginny’s name to the American Alzheimer’s Association 225 N. Michigan Ave, Fl. 17, Chicago, Il 60601.

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October 7, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Staton-Borowski Funeral Home
962 North Road N.E.
Warren, OH 44483

Private Interment

Crown Hill Burial Park, Ohio, Vienna


Alzheimer's Associaation
225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago IL 60601

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