Virginia M. 'Ginny' Lord, age 76, of De Soto, died on Tuesday, July 24, 2012. She was born August 12, 1935 in Richland County, Wisconsin, the daughter of Florence B. (Schricker) and Earl Miller. Ginny graduated from Richland Center High School in 1954. On November 6, 1970, Ginny was united in marriage with William 'Bill' Lord. They enjoyed 39 years together, raising their family and travelling. Bill preceded Ginny in death November 28, 2009. Ginny enjoyed gardening, sewing, fishing and crafts.

She is survived by her daughter Jayne Lord of Arena, two sons: Jim (Cindy) Lord of Tomahawk ,Joel Lord of Janesville, three grandchildren: Jason, Korby and Jacob one sister: Carol (Phil) Ninedorf of rural Richland Center, three brothers: Vern (Cheryl) Miller of Mount Horeb, Jerry (Carol) Miller of Minocqua, Tom Miller of Lodi, several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband William, Virginia was preceded in death by her parents, her brother John Miller, and her sister Gloria (Charlie) Thompson.

Memorial services will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at the PRATT MEMORIAL CHAPEL. Pastor Larry Engel will officiate. Burial will be in the Basswood Cemetery at a later date. Friends may call at the Pratt Memorial Chapel on Saturday from 12 noon until service time at 1:00. The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family.