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Virginia Marie (Lorenz) Story

Posted 2017-09-12 by mhenderson
Today's News-Herald, Lake Havasu City, AZ
>>> Published on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 <<<

Virginia Marie Story, 87, of Lake Havasu City was reunited with her
beloved husband Ray Carlton Story and joined her great-granddaughter
Raelyn Brielle Weaver in Heaven on Sept. 1, 2017.

She was born Aug. 15, 1930 in Chicago to her parents, Joseph and
Anna Lorenz. Raised in Illinois, Virginia found her way out west to
California and spent time living in Rialto and Desert Hot Springs.

Virginia met Ray Story and they married in Las Vegas. The couple
spent 30 magical years together.

Virginia and Ray traveled often in their various RVs, including
Alaska and the Canada Stampede. Their grandchildren also accompanied
them often on their travels. They were great grandparents. Virginia
really loved spending time with her precious kids and grandkids.
Virginia also was a member of Calvary Chapel Church in Desert Hills.

She was preceded in death by husband of 33 years, Ray Story; parents
Anna and Joseph Lorenz and great-granddaughter Raelyn Brielle

Virginia is survived by her son, Gary Lee Hyde (Michelle) of Lake
Havasu City, daughters Sandra Lynn Hyde (Ken), of Payson and Londa
Marie (Jack) Welch of Luck, Wisconsin, grandchildren Corrina Girad,
Shawna Bronson (Greg), Misty Wells (Charlie), Tamara Weaver
(Dennis), Brianne Parsons and Heather Hyde, great-grandchildren
Christopher Brown, Lisa Jordan, Amber Bronson, Savannah Wells,
McKenna Wells, Asher Wells, Tatum Weaver, Pierce Weaver, and Sloane

A memorial service is set for noon, Sept. 16 at Virginia’s
residence. For details, call 928-453-7730.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Virginia’s name to
“Rae of Hope, Inc.” in Lake Havasu City.

Services were placed in the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home.
Thoughts and condolences can be sent to the family at www.lietz- Send a free card to the family at

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