Ginger V. Nerison
Ginger V. Nerison, age 69, passed away Thursday, April 6, 2017 in his home in Glendive surrounded by his family.
Ginger was born an identical twin on November 13, 1947 in Fargo, N.D. Growing up, Ginger attended school in Glendive. Following his school years, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1964 and served alongside two of his brothers on the Aircraft Carrier USS Saratoga in the Mediterranean. In 1968, Ginger was honorably discharged from the Navy.
In Ginger’s early days, he was successful at off-road racing, that won him the cover page of OFF-ROAD Vehicles and Adventure magazine in January 1974.
Ginger enjoyed numerous careers throughout his life. Ginger and his twin brother Pepper owned and operated Nerison Steri Steam Carpet Cleaning from 1981 to 1985. Ginger managed and operated the Hub Bar in Binford, N.D. and the Bowling Alley Café in McVille, N.D. He retired from Platte Electric in Everett, Wash. in 2009.
Ginger enjoyed spending time with Elaine at their winter home in Brenda, Ariz. While there, they spent many hours riding their razor in the desert, and making many life-long friends. Ginger was also a huge fan of NASCAR, and also loved to watch sprint car racing.
Ginger is survived by his high school sweetheart and love of his life, Elaine Beeler of Glendive; twin brother, Pepper (Sandie) Nerison of Brenda, Ariz.; sons, Cj (Stacey) Nerison of Glendive and Justin (Tricia) Nerison of McVille, N.D.; daughters, Leah Lassey (Jesse Buth) of Strandburg, S.D. and Ashlee Lein (Brad) of Gwinner, N.D.; 11 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; uncle, Jim Molmen of Glendive; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Ginger is preceded in death by his parents, Hazel and Cameron Nerison; brothers, Skip, Sterling and Scott Nerison; and grandson, Cameron Nerison.
Memorial services will be held Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 11 a.m. in McVille Lutheran Church, McVille, N.D. Visitation will be one hour prior to services in the church. Military honors will be by the Ole Semling American Legion Post #135 and the North Dakota Military Honors Team.
Arrangements are by Stanley-Iverson Funeral Home, McVille, N.D.