Geraldine Marie Wery | News, Sports, Jobs

ROCK – Geraldine Marie Wery, age 84, of Rock passed away on Friday, August 19, 2022 at Sunny View Adult Foster Care in Flat Rock.

Geraldine was born November 26, 1937 in Rock, the daughter of Alphonse and Alice (Vallier) LaCosse. She was raised in Rock and graduated from the Rock High School. She was united in marriage to Russell Wery on June 21, 1958 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Perkins. Geraldine enjoyed baking homemade bread, canning, playing bingo, going to camp and babysitting for family and friends. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family and her special Snack friend, Tricia at Sunny View.

Geraldine is survived by her children, John (Brenda) Wery of Rock, Mary (Terry) Verbrigghe of St. Nicholas and Bill (Michelle) Wery of Rock; grandchildren, Katy (Buck) Wery, Ashley (Kris) Kommes, John Wery Jr., Terry Verbrigghe Jr., Brad Verbrigghe, Tiffany (Sam) Marenger, Lindsea (Taylor) Wery, Brittany Wery, Casey (Cody) Bricco and Erin ( Kevin) Carlson; great-grandchildren, Ella, Ryan, Molly, Jackson, Violet, Carolina, Liam, Oakley, Abigail, Peter and Macklin; brothers, Bill “Sonny” LaCosse of Perkins, Duane and Larry LaCosse, both of Rock and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell, her son, James, her parents and numerous siblings.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 24 from 12:30 to 2:30 pm at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Funeral services will be at 2:30 pm A luncheon will be served at 4 pm at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Perkins. Geraldine will be laid to rest in the Perkins Cemetery.

The Wery family would like to extend a “Thank You” to the staffs of Sunny View AFC, OSF Hospice and the Skradski Funeral Home for their care and compassion.

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