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8/5/1938 - 11/15/2018 - On Thursday November15th, 2018, Eugenie 'Ginny' Virginia Elizabeth Brewster(Perkins), passed away.

Ginny Virginia BrewsterOn Thursday November

15th, 2018, Eugenie "Ginny"

Virginia Elizabeth Brewster

(Perkins), passed away. She was

born August 5th, 1938 in Shedd,

OR to Vera Ayres (Graf), a

German immigrant and school

teacher, and Chyde Perkins, an

Army veteran and janitor for the

Forestry Department at Oregon

State University (OSU). She

was a native Oregonian with a

Willamette Valley farm childhood. She obtained a BS

degree in Education at OSU while working as a farm

truck driver, librarian, and waitress. After graduation

she spent time bicycling across Europe.

She was a 30-year resident of Sandy, where she raised

5 children with her former husband, Ave Brewster.

During that time, she also had 9 foster children over an

8-year period and hosted dozens of foreign exchange

students. She was a secondary teacher, owner and

operator of Brewster Department store, owner and

operator of an antique store, real estate agent, and 4-H

club leader for many years.

Ginny became a financial advisor and registered

representative in 1980's. She received the designation

of CFP from the College of Financial Planning. Her

daughter, Christy Kinsey, joined the business with her in

1999, which they worked closely together. Ginny spent

the last 13 years splitting her time between her life in

Oregon and Palm Desert, CA where she expanded her

business, Investment Alliance Inc. She stated she was

never going to retire but she could at least work part time

in an area that felt like a vacation.

Ginny had a passion for travel, family, friends and

being involved with her community and country. She

traveled to over 20 countries, the most recent being

Peru in September where she swam in the Amazon.

She was elected to a 4-year term as Clackamas County

Treasurer in 1995, served as the president of the Oregon

Republican women, and most recently was the district

two director. She was very passionate about politics and

being a Republican. She was a member of Professional

Businesswomen Club, Women's Entrepreneurs, Rotary

Youth Exchange Chairman and Business Community

Committees. She is proceeded in death by her brother

Chyde Perkins and son Alex Brewster. She is survived by

her brother Fred Perkins, children; Carrie Brewster, Kurt

Brewster, Christy Kinsey (Brewster), and Amy Meyer

(Brewster), and her grandchildren, Natasha Eberth

(Cavender), Alex Cavender, Nathan Friberg, Trenten

Meyer, Dylan Meyer, Emma Meyer and Clyde Goldby.

A funeral service will be held Friday, November 30th

at Sandy Funeral Home at 11am with a graveside and

reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, we are asking

that you make a donation to Alex Brewster memorial

fund. Ginny started this memorial for her son who died

in 1985 at the age of 20. You can make the check out

to "Inveso FBO Alex Brewster Memorial Scholarship"

and send it to 415 NE 4th St. Gresham, OR 97030.

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