Obituary: Nedra Evelyn McGirr passes Jan. 4 |

Obituary: Nedra Evelyn McGirr passes Jan. 4

Nedra Evelyn McGirr

Nedra Evelyn McGirr of Sparks, Nev. (formerly of Squaw Valley and Truckee) passed away peacefully in her sleep with her family by her side on Sunday Jan. 4, 2009 at the age of 68. Nedra is survived by her children Meghan Kenney (Jeff), Ancil Fritz Hoffman (Valerie Phillips) and grandchildren Brynne and Dalton Kenney of Sparks, Nev. Max and Madeleine Hoffman of Squaw Valley California. Nedra was well known in the Truckee and Squaw Valley community. She was a hairdresser in Squaw Valley and Truckee from 1974 to 1998 when she moved to Wingfield Springs in Sparks. Her husband Rob McGirr was also well known as he was manager of the Squaw Valley cable car for many year, then the state inspector for ski lifts. Rob passed in 2002. For her last years Nedra had a very loving relationship with Charlie Chase. They went on numerous trips and cruises which gave both of them great joy. They were able experience all of the places they dreamed about and loved every minute together. Many thanks to the loving staff at Vista Care Hospice. All of their support during the last months has been tremendous and will never be forgotten.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. A celebration of her life will be held at Nedra and Charlie’s home at 6767 Quantum Dr., Sparks, Nev., at noon on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009.

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