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Geraldine 'Geri' Jane St.Onge

August 14, 1941 — April 5, 2019

Geraldine "Geri" St. Onge, age 77, of Alpena, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, April 5, 2019.

            On August 14, 1941, Geraldine was born to the late Rueben and Josephine (Bates) Bruning in Oakland County and her step-mother Doris Bruning. She married Emmett St. Onge on June 9, 1962 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Alpena, Michigan; he preceded her in death on October 22, 2016. Geraldine worked for Alpena General Hospital for 16 years. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. Geri loved her children, grandchildren, and dog Buddy and enjoyed playing Euchre.  

            She is survived by her four children: Russell (Jennifer) St. Onge of Swartz Creek, MI; Jeremy (Jackie) St. Onge of Farmington Hills, MI; Heather (Matthew) Grochowski of Norfolk, VA; Pamela (Michael) Peck of Ogden, UT; eight grandchildren: Taren, Lee, and Michael St. Onge; and Tucker, Elora, Kaelyn, and Grayson Grochowski; Nicolas Peck; one brother Robert (Nancy) Bruning of Bingham Farms, MI; one sister Penny Piechan of Rogers City, MI; one godchild Wendy Peters; and several nieces and nephews.

            Geraldine was preceded in death by her brother Roger Bruning and one brother-in-law Leon Piechan.

            Family and friends will gather for visitation at Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, from 2 pm until the funeral service begins at 3 pm at the Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home.

            Internment: Holy Cross Cemetery

            In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alpena Senior Citizens Center or the American Diabetes Association in memory of Geri.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home: Visitation 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM; Funeral Service 3:00 PM; Committal Service following at Holy Cross Cemetery

SERVICES Funeral Service

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 2:00 PM

KARPUS HUNTER FUNERAL HOME 516 W CHISHOLM ST Alpena, Michigan 49707

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home: Visitation 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM; Funeral Service 3:00 PM; Committal Service following at Holy Cross Cemetery

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