Russell Ginger, age 75, of Linn Valley, Kansas passed away at his home on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Russell was born on May 25, 1943 in Farmington, Illinois the son of George and Alice Daymude Ginger. He married Penne Smith on November 29, 1963 at Rupert, Idaho. Russell was a home builder by trade and had built hundreds if not thousands of homes in the Kansas City Metropolitan area as well as some houses along the coast in Oregon. Russell was a hobbyist who enjoyed music, doing dollar bill oragami, he would draw squiggly lines on a sheet of paper and have his grand kids draw pictures from it, but most of all he had the love of woodworking spending hours on end in his shop creating toys and different things for his grandchildren. Russell is survived by his wife Penne, son, Russell Ginger Jr. and wife, Tanya, daughter, Pam Graham and husband, Marc, son, Brad and wife, Beth, fourteen grandchildren and one great grandchild.
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Funeral Service will be at 2 pm, Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel. Visitation will be from 1 pm to service time. The family suggest contributions to Children''s Mercy Hospital. Family and friends may leave condolences online at www.schneiderfunerals.com.