Geraldine H. “Gerry” Flatt, 93, of Geneseo passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at Good Samaritan Village, Geneseo. A memorial service celebrating Geraldine’s life will be held at 1:30 P.M. on Friday, November 22nd at ConcordiaLutheranChurch in Geneseo. Rev. Stephen Mueller will officiate. Per her request cremation rites have been accorded and inurnment will be at SunsetMemorialCemetery in Sappington, MO at a later date. Visitation for Geraldine will be one hour prior to the service on Friday. Memorials may be directed to Geraldine H. Flatt Memorial Fund. Vandemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements. .
Geraldine was born December 18, 1919 in St. Louis, MO, the daughter of Jerome Simon and Bessie Mae Craig Handel. She was united in marriage to Gregory L. Flatt on October 5, 1940; he preceded her in death in 1966. Geraldine worked at Dillard’s Department Store in Dress sales for over 30 years. She was a member of Salem Lutheran Church in Affton, MO. Geraldine was an avid Bridge player, Exceptional cook, enjoyed theatre, musicals and most of all loved spending time with her family and friends.
Survivors include: one son; Steven (Linda) of Geneseo, IL, one daughter; Sue (Fred) Simon of Bellevue, NE, one sister; Shirley Malone of LakeSan Marcos, CA. 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Geraldine was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and one brother.