Geraldine “Geri” C. Waeghe
ALGONQUIN, Ill. — Geraldine “Geri” C. Waeghe, 82 of Algonquin, formerly of Marengo, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. She was born on April 10, 1935 in Rhinelander, Wis. the daughter of Earl and Winnefred (nee Firstel) Smith. Geri is survived by five loving children, Diane (Jim) McAnulty, Thomas (Virginia) Waeghe, Steven (Patty) Waeghe, Mary (Bob) Meyn, and David (Natalie) Waeghe; twelve grandchildren, Jennifer (Frank) Mecum, Patrick McAnulty, Shawn (Michelle) Davenport, Ryan (Colleen) Davenport, Steven, Alex, Blake, and Austin Waeghe, Catherine and Davis Meyn, Isabella and Jackson Waeghe; nine great-grandchildren, Wyatt, Elsie, Charlie and Caroline Mecum, Mary, Ryan Davenport, Miles, Catherine and Grace Davenport; two brothers, Maynard and Donald (Elaine) Smith.
Geri was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Charles, William, Francis and Eugene; sisters, Dorothy Renk, Bruneta Smith, Gladys Radcliffe; and an infant grandson, Zachary Waeghe.
Mass of the resurrection will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb.17, 2018 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 323 N. Taylor St. Marengo, IL 60152.
Visitation will be held 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday until the time of service in the church hall. Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery, Marengo, Ill. Memorials may be made in her name to: Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation 383 Main Ave. 5th Floor Norwalk, Conn. 60851
Arrangements by Fredrick Funeral Home Hampshire, Ill. 847-683-2711