Geraldine A. Erickson of Waupaca, formerly of Aurora, IL, passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2011, surrounded by her family. She was born in Aurora, IL on January 27, 1934 to the late William and Mary (Ranzini) Kelley. She worked at Western Electric in Aurora for over 25 years. She moved to Waupaca in 2002 to live with her daughter. She will be sadly missed by her daughters: Mary Ann (Bruce) Lindenmeyer of Waupaca; and Pamela (Don) Hoehn of Taylorville, IL; brothers and sister: Russell (Ooko) Kelley of Montgomery, IL; Patricia Jean ( Mick) Paluska of Aurora, IL; Richard (Janet) Kelley of Siren, WI; grandchildren: Beth (Fiance: Clinton Vind) Lindenmeyer, David Lindenmeyer, Traci Bentley, Kurt Bentley, Jacob Hoehn and Holly (Jason) Cahill, great grandson: Kadyn Stone, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles on March 2, 1998, and an infant son,
Charles William. Graveside services were held on Monday, August 22, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Riverside Cemetery in Montgomery, IL. The Maple Crest Funeral Home of Waupaca assisted the family with arrangements.
The family would like to thank Thedacare Hospice for their kindness and care, especially Kari O’Brien, Marie Barker, Heidi Walkush, Pam Schultz, Chaplain Jim Frank and Sarah Mickleson. Special thanks to care givers, Liz, Beth,Clinton and Betty.