Geri Van Lith, 84

Geraldine “Geri” Katherine (Potvin) Van Lith, age 84, of Loretto, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018, at Bee Hive Assisted Living Center of Elk River.

Mass of Christian Burial will take place Friday, July 27 at 11 a.m. at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Loretto, followed by interment in the church cemetery.

There was visitation Thursday July 26 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano; to continue Friday, one hour prior to the services at the church.

Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

Geraldine was born Feb. 18, 1934, to Emil and Esther (Eul) Potvin, and grew up on the family farm near Osseo.

She was united in marriage with Henry Peter Van Lith Jr. July 16, 1952. The couple made their home and raised their family in Loretto.

Geri is survived by her children: Michael (Penny), Michele (Tom), Janelle, Linda (Greg), and Lisa (Ron); many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and her son-in-law, Dan.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Henry; her daughter, Pam; infant daughter Mary Jo; infant son Kenny; parents Emil and Esther; and siblings Eldon, Verena, Audrey, and Arlon.

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