Geraldine “Geri” Bryan, age 83, of Annandale, formerly of Delano, died Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009.
She was born June 30, 1926, to Frank and Coraline (Ver Baker) Engels in Wensterheim Township, MN.
Geri was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and a friend to everyone.
She was a longtime waitress and cashier in the Delano area.
Geri was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; a sister; son-in-law Dennis Sturman; and a grandson, Keith Racette.
She is survived by her children, Richard and Marti Racette, Kathy Sturman Murphy and Lowell Murphy, Larry and Cindy Racette, Vicki Racette, and Scott Bryan; 18 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
A Memorial Mass of Christian burial took place Friday, Nov. 20 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano, with a gathering of family and friends one hour preceding the Mass. The Rev. Christopher Wenthe officiated, and inurnment was in the church cemetery.
Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.