Ida Virginia “Ginny” (Leeson/Lacey) Robertson, 65, a Wenatchee resident for over 25 years, passed away the morning of September 6, 2012 at Blossom Valley surrounded by pictures of her loved ones after a long, hard fight with Parkinson’s Disease and several other debilitating illnesses.
She was born on May 1, 1947 at Emporia, Kansas to the late Dale Samuel Sr. & Daisy Vaneta (Weaver) Leeson. She was raised in Cheyenne, Wyoming where she attended school.
She met and was later married to Frederick James Lacey III at Laramie, Wyoming, June 5, 1966. Shortly thereafter they moved to Southern, CA. They lived in Upland, CA for several years and in November of 1974 they moved to Spokane, WA and later moving to Grand Coulee in 1975, then to Wenatchee & Cashmere area in 1978. She worked as a waitress at the Coachman Restaurant in Cashmere.
January 1, 1996 she married Paul Richard Robertson in Wenatchee and there they made their home. She found employment as an apple packer at area fruit warehouses. She moved to Prescott & Cottonwood Arizona and worked at Cliff Castle as a waitress. In 2003 she moved to Henderson, NV and found work as a waitress and then later at Buckey’s Casino and South Point Casino in Las Vegas.
August of 2009 she moved once again to East Wenatchee and in 2012 she made one final move to Blossom Valley.
She adored her grand-daughters, enjoyed reading and was famous for her peanut butter chocolate chip cookies.
She is survived by her daughter, Jessica (Paul) Clarin, East Wenatchee; son, Frederick (Dawn) Lacey IV, Beavercreek, OH; step daughter, Sabrina Phillips, N.C. siblings, Joan English, Cheyenne, WY, Dale Leeson, Jr., Wheatland, WY, Lois Melton, Gering, NE, Hazel Lamber, Wheatland, WY, Wilma Holmes, Oracut, MA,
Barbara Lawton, Ogdensberg, NY, David Leeson, Cheyenne, WY, Robert Pountney, Cheyenne, WY, John Pountney, Cheyenne, WY; aunt, Lois Long, Riverton, WY; grandchildren, Jaylen Clarin, East Wenatchee, WA, Frederick James Lacey V, Matthew Lacey, Isabella Lacey all of Beavercreek, OH; step grandchildren, Ryan Peeves, Casey Peeves, NC.
Memorial donations can be made in her name to either: www.MichaeljFox.org or www.liverfoundation.org. Friends and family are invited to leave memories and condolences for her family on her online tribute at www.HeritageMemorialChapel.com, arrangements are in the care of Heritage Memorial Chapel, East Wenatchee.