Geraldine “Geri” Neiman, age 84, of Vergas, formerly of Parkers Prairie, went home to Jesus on Tuesday, September 20, 2016. She passed away at home surrounded by her loving family.
Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m., Saturday, September 24, 2016, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Urbank with Fr. Herb Gappa and Deacon Mark Stenger officiating. Burial will take place at a later date.
Visitation is one hour prior to the service at the church.
Geraldine Marie was born July 12, 1932, to Albie and Alma (Dozler) Dyrdahl in Templeton, Iowa. She graduated from Clarkfield High School in Clarkfield, Minnesota and from Franklin Nursing School in Minneapolis. She earned her LPN degree and worked at the Granite Falls Hospital in Granite Falls, West Covina Hospital in West Covina, California, Montevideo Hospital in Montevideo, Minnesota and Parkers Prairie Clinic in Parkers Prairie. She was united in marriage to William Neiman on September 7, 1953, and to this union, eight children were born. Geri enjoyed gardening, baking pies, and cooking. Her greatest joy was spending time with her kids and grandkids on the farm in Parkers Prairie.
She was preceded in death by her parents; grandsons, Justin and Johnny Thom and Thomas Neiman; and daughter-in-law, Christine Neiman.
Geri is survived by her husband of 63 years, William; children, Wayne Neiman of Rogers, Paula (Steve) Thom of Prior Lake, Maxine (Bob) Fromm of Brainerd, Tim (Marcie) Neiman of Portland, Oregon, Dean (Patti) Neiman of Parkers Prairie, Julie (Jeff) Dorn of Sioux City Iowa, Nancy (Chuck) Moore of Vergas and David (Jodine) Neiman of Watkins; 18 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
Honorary pallbearers are her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Memorials preferred to Hospice of Red River Valley.
Hospice of Red River Valley
1701 38th Street South, Suite 101, Fargo ND 58103