The funeral for Geraldine M. “Gerry” Griebenow will be 11:00AM Saturday, September 1, 2012 at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Rochester officiated by Rev. Adam Koglin. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Stewartville.
Mrs. Griebenow, age 77 died Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at St. Marys Hospital.
She was born Geraldine Martha Loken November 16, 1934 at LaCrosse, Wisconsin. She married Dale O. Griebenow on February 1, 1958. He passed away November 25, 2006. Gerry worked many years at Rochester Methodist Hospital as a nursing assistant and then retired to work in the family business, Dale’s Gun shop, as a bookkeeper. She was an avid fan of football and baseball, and enjoyed watching games on television. She loved to hunt, fish, traveling with her husband, and also enjoyed her trips to the casino.
She is survived by two brothers and one sister; Wilbur (Doris) Loken of Houston, MN, Thomas (Rose) Loken of LaCrosse, WI, and Imogene Carlson of San Jose, Calif. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by four brothers; Marvin, Kenneth, James and Glen Loken.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Redeemer Lutheran Church. Macken Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences are welcome at www.mackenfuneralhome.com