Geraldine D. Stickels, 83
Geraldine D. Stickels, 83, of Gobles passed away Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, in Kalamazoo. Geraldine was born Nov. 2, 1930, in Lawrence. She had lived the majority of her life in Oxnard, Calif. before retiring to the Gobles area in 2003.
Geraldine was known as a front porch sit watcher. She also enjoyed pottery, gnomes, goofy hats and especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Surviving are her husband of 60 years, Harry; four children, Cindy (Bill) Cain of Gobles, Leonard (Julie) of Plainwell, Tracy (Sonya) of Ventura, Calif. and Tonya Smith of Gobles; grandchildren, Autumn, Billy, Savannah, Joey, Corey, Courtney, Justin, Allison, Keith, Adam, Josh, Natasha, Crystal, Terace, Tommy, Travis and Tyler; and a sister Rosie Clendenine of Decatur.
She was preceded in death by a son Stephen and a granddaughter Sara.
The family will meet friends on Saturday, Aug. 16, from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 11 a.m., at the Gobles Chapel, D. L. Miller Funeral Home, www.dlmillerfuneralhome.com.
Interment will follow in Robinson Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Bloomingdale Christian Church.