Geraldine Kingsbury, 82, Edna, TexasPublished 3:46pm Saturday, October 6, 2012
Geraldine “Geri” Jane Kingsbury, 82, of Edna, Texas, died Wednesay, Sept. 26, 2012, at the Ganado Nursing & Rehab Center in Ganado, Texas.
A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Conner Colonial Chapel, 1008 First Ave. S., Northwood, with the Rev. Wendi Gillan of the Northwood United Methodist Church officiating. Inurnment will be held in the State Line Cemetery, rural Northwood. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service time on Tuesday at the chapel.
Geraldine “Geri” Kingsbury was born in Elgin, Iowa. Her father worked construction and the family lived in several towns during her growing up years. In the late 1950’s she moved from Buffalo Center, Iowa, with her husband, Leon, to northern Minnesota. Through the 1970s she spent her time raising a daughter, being a good wife and was actively involved in the Methodist Church. In her later years, she remained in Minnesota enjoying her hobbies of reading, golfing and traveling as well as remaining active in the church. She ended up in Texas living closer to her daughter as her health started to fail until she passed into God’s hands.
Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Patti Villarreal and husband Daniel; two grandchildren: Paul Scipioni and Rose Scipioni; and seven sisters: Michaela “Mike” Clark, Rosalyn “Rosie” Nelson and husband Howard, Nancy Beighley and husband Roy, Sharon Rosen and husband Orlyn, Linda Peterson and husband Gordon, Randi Monnahan-Chicos and husband Steve and Denise Knutson and husband Ronald; special friend Doug Shuck; as well as many other special extended family members and friends.
Preceding her in death are husband Leon Kingsbury; father Lewis Monnahan; and mother Andean Anne “Ellen” Monnahan.