Geraldine Ardith Karels, age 62 of Delano, Minn., died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at her Delano residence.
Geraldine was born to Andrew and Johanna (Loats) Jansen in Lakota, Iowa May 9, 1935. She was married to Arnold D. Karels, June 27, 1954.
Geraldine was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold.
She is survived by two special sons, Michael and Donna Garret of Delano, Minn. and Gary and Dorothy Garrett of Wesley, Iowa; two grandchildren, Neal and Olivia Garrett; special daughter, Sheila Klaers; brother Lamont Jansen.
Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998 at the the United Methodist Church in Delano with the Rev. Roger W. Wolsey officiating. Music was by Margaret Groskreutz, organist, with congregational singing.
Arrangements were by Iten Funeral Home, Delano.