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Virginia Addington
In Memory of
Virginia L.
1956 -

Obituary for Virginia Addington

Virginia (Jinny) Addington, 61, passed away surrounded by friends and her brother on May 10, 2018. A native of Lake Forest Illinois, Jinny Addington graduated from Lake Forest College and worked at Kemper for thirty years until the final days of the company’s run-off. Then she devoted her time to the animals she loved. A skilled horsewoman in her younger years, after retirement Jinny’s dog training expanded into teaching obedience. She put advanced obedience and tracking titles on both her Golden Retrievers and Otterhounds. She is survived by her brother Whitney Wood Addington M.D. and his wife Ada, sister in-law Constance Addington II and many nieces, nephews and grand nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents James and Virginia Lee Addington, her brother Keene and sister Anne. Also surviving her are her many close friends and her Golden Retrievers Eddie and Crow. Interment will be May 17, 2018 at 1:00 p.m., at Lake Forest Cemetery, 1525 Lake Road, Lake Forest, IL., followed by a 2 p.m. Service at Church of the Holy Spirit, 400 E. Westminster, Lake Forest, IL and a 3:30 p.m. reception at Onwentsia Country Club, 300 Green Bay Road, Lake Forest, IL. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 225 N. Michigan Ave. Suite 1210, Chicago, IL 60601, or the Zeke Cancer Research Fund, Golden Retriever Foundation, P.O. Box 3462, Omaha, NE 68102. Info: Wenban Funeral Home (847) 234-0022 or www.wenbanfh.com
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