Gerry Lange

Obituary of Gerry Lange

Geraldine M. Lange, 99 of Carlinville, Illinois, passed away Saturday morning, February 12, 2022, at Heritage Health Care in Carlinville, IL. Geraldine was born November 17, 1922, in Carlinville, IL, a daughter of Bernard J. and Florence E. Bowman Schwab. Gerry graduated from Carlinville High School with the class of 1940. She married Harold Lange January 16, 1943 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Carlinville and he passed away February 2, 2018. Gerry was known by friends and family as a quilter, gardener, apple butter maker, seamstress, card player, fantastic cook, and active in her church. This amazing lady was beautiful, thoughtful, creative, strong, sensitive, thrifty, organized, patient, kind, caring and prayerful. Gerry had worked as a secretary, store clerk, hospital aide, ceramics teacher in her shop, but also sold coffeemakers, eggs to Blackburn College and milk to Prairie Farms. She was a faithful member of Ss Mary and Joseph Catholic Church in Carlinville. Geraldine was preceded in death by her husband, parents, sisters; twin, Bernadine Bellm Stayton, Dorothy A. Woods, Margaret Moyer and a great grandson. Due to COVID, there will be no public visitation. Burial will take place next to her husband in New Calvary Cemetery, Carlinville. She was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, sister-in-law and friend. Her family included; daughter, Carol Sue (James) Matejka of Springfield, IL, son, William "Bill" (Nancy) Lange of Carlinville, IL, son, Richard (Patricia) Lange of Carlinville, IL, daughter, Diane (Robert) Mason of Tampa, FL, son, James (Margie) Lange of Staunton, IL, 11 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren and a sister, Mildred "Millie" (Lee) Lyerla of Carlinville, IL. and several nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to Ss Mary and Joseph Catholic Church or Sts. Simon and Jude Catholic Church. Please visit www.davisandersonfuneralhome.com to leave condolences or light a candle in her memory. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville is in charge of arrangements.
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New Calvary Cemetery
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Carlinville, Illinois, United States
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