Geraldine “Geri” Marie Wraspir, age 70, of Ottertail, formerly of Silver Lake and Glencoe, passed away Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015.
A memorial service will take place Friday, June 3 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake, followed by interment at Holy Family Cemetery in Silver Lake.
There will be visitation Thursday, June 2 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake, with a CCW rosary recited at 5 p.m., and parish prayers at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will continue Friday at the funeral home from 9 to 10 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to American Red Cross or charity of donor’s choice.
Geri was born Feb. 27, 1945, in Glencoe, the daughter of Raymond Anton and Eunice Mary (Vasek) Wosmek. She was a 1962 Silver Lake High School graduate.
Geri worked hard on her dad’s family farm and later, her own farm with her husband, Wayne. Besides farming, Geri also worked for 3-M for 32 years.
Geraldine and LuWayne Wraspir were united in holy marriage Oct. 29, 1963.
Geri loved fishing (out-fishing Wayne), hunting, dancing, bowling, traveling, gardening, canning, embroidering, making quilts and potholders, playing bingo, garage sales, babysitting, being a grandma, entertaining, helping others, taking care of others, playing cards, and enjoying cocktails with family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Raymond Wosmek; parents-in-law, Orrin and Delphine Wraspir; sister-in-law Lauraine Pokornowski; and brothers-in-law Orrin Wraspir and Gordan Hemerick.
Geri will be missed by her husband of 52 years, Wayne Wraspir; mother, Eunice Wosmek; children, Janet Wraspir, Nancy Trebbensee, Maggie Wraspir (Frank Sluka), Ken Wraspir, Judy (David) Wiehr; Bob (Brenda Chemielewski) Wraspir; grandchildren, Jennifer (Aaron) Dahlseid, Jessica (Greg) Brown, Kirsten (Nate) Douvier, Brandon (fiancée Linnette Manuel) Wiehr, Nick Voss, Miranda Voss, Tyler Voss, Joey Wraspir, Katy Wraspir, Mitch Wraspir, and Sheryl Wraspir; and great-grandson, Troy Wiehr.
She is further survived by siblings, Sharon (Gary) Cuhel, Cindy (Gregg) Smith, Dave (Lynda) Wosmek, Mike (Sandy) Wosmek, and Jerome (Carla) Wosmek; and many nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.