Geraldine “Gerry” J. Preister

Geraldine “Gerry” J. Preister, 94, of Lindsay, died Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at the Good Samaritan Home in Albion. Geraldine is survived by her husband Richard Preister, son Kenny (Shirley) Babel of Columbus, son Larry Babel of Plainview, daughter Judy (Dan) Lucht of Yankton, SD, son John Preister of Lindsay and daughter Kristine (Mark) Stock of St. Edward, grandchildren: Heather (Ryan) Martindale of Waverly, Naomi (Dave) Starman of Grimes, IA, Heather (Ryan) Bernt of Lincoln, Travis “TJ” (Katie) Turner of Omaha, step-granddaughter Necol (Jeff) Arens of Omaha, Cole and Grace Preister of Lindsay, Daniel Stock of St. Edward, Andrea Stock of Lincoln, Eric Stock and Nicholas Stock of St. Edward, great grandchildren: Harrison, Nevaeh and Thaxton Martindale, Elle Starman, Taylor and Easton Bernt, step-great grandchildren Natalie and Josephine Arens and Morgan Cumming, sisters Mary Jean (Melvin) Schrant, Dorothy (Don) Schaecher and Charlotte (Ray) Jemison, sisters-in-law: Katie Paprocki, Mardell Preister, Mildred Preister, JoAnn Rossell, Bernette Hamling and several nieces and nephews.
Geraldine was preceded in death by her parents John P. and Mae (Cuba) Paprocki, her mother and father-in-law Bernard and Anna (Babel) Preister, her first husband Harold Babel, son Allen Babel, sister Helen (Jim) Evans, brothers Francis Paprocki and Emil (Margie) Paprocki, sisters-in-law Angela (Charles) Sand, Helen (Earl) Wegener, Sr., Bernice Preister OSF, Imelda Wilson (Dennis Melcher), brothers-in-law Art (LaRose) Preister, Alvin Preister, Gordon Rossell, James Preister, Ed Hamling and Leon (Shirley) Preister.
A Mass of Christian Burial was Tuesday, June 22at Holy Family Catholic Church in Lindsay with Fr. Eric Olsen celebrating the Mass. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
Memorials are suggested as those of the donor or family choice.
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Duesman Funeral Chapel of Humphrey was in charge of arrangements.

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