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Geraldine E. Jerry Findley

03/12/1926 - 06/13/2018

Burial Date: 06/16/2018

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Geraldine “Jerry” E. Findley, 92, of Walcott, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Cedar Manor Nursing Home in Tipton.

Geraldine was born in Walcott, IA on March 12, 1926 to Ernest and Elsie (Schnoor) Moeller.

She owned and operated Jerry’s Beauty Shop in Walcott for many years.

Geraldine married Vernon C. Schmidt on June 18, 1943 in Kahoka, MO. He preceded her in death on January 10, 1956. She later married Paul E. Findley on January 3, 1973 in Davenport, IA. He preceded her on August 28, 1998.

She was a member of the Walcott American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed reading, camping, fishing, Bingo, tending to her flowers, Blue Grass Music and crocheting.

Funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Bentley Funeral Home in Durant, IA. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Interment will be in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery.

Geraldine is survived by her daughter: Susan (Steve) Knapp of Marion, her son Vernon (Marcia) Schmidt of Tipton, step-son Joseph (Charlotte) Findley of Port Byron, 10 grandchildren, 7 step-grandchildren 3 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandson and her sister Phyllis (Don) Juchter of Bennett.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, son Dallas Schmidt, her daughter Sandra Oepping, step-sons David and Carey Findley, step-granddaughter Selena Findley and her sister Betty Paustian.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cedar Manor Nursing Home or the Walcott American Legion in her memory.