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Geraldynn B. Deters

Geraldynn B. Deters

Geraldynn B. Deters, age 92, of Quincy, died on Friday, February 9, 2018 in Blessing Hospital. She was born on October 5, 1925 in Quincy the daughter of Charles and Lona (Sibbing) King. She married Richard W. Deters on January 28, 1956 in St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on January 15, 2017.

Mrs. Deters was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church. She was a former member of the St. Elizabeth Society. Geraldynn enjoyed traveling and was in 40 of the 50 states. She also traveled to Canada, Mexico, and Cuba before Castro came to power.

Geraldynn is survived by:
SIX CHILDREN: Charles M. Deters and his wife Margaret of Brandon, MS; Richard L. Deters and his wife Donna of Woodridge, IL, Ronald W. Deters and his wife Sherri of Springfield, IL; Crystal Deters of LaGrange, IL, Patricia M. Deters of Quincy and Gerald D. Deters and his wife Jean of Quincy.
19 GRANDCHILDREN: Cade Deters and his wife Donna; Jeremy Deters and his wife Britt; Nickolas Deters; Bridgette Griffin and her husband Corey; Christopher Deters and Gretchen Deters; Chad Deters and Jacob Deters; Annie Reimann; Bethany Brown and her husband Garris, Nicole Sidell and her husband Jonathan, Jamie Deters, Samuel Deters, Evan Deters, Nathaniel Deters, Matthew Deters, Zachary Deters, Gianna Deters and Tobias Deters.
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: Eric, Mari Ashlyn, Carter, Jayden, Maximillian, Kaden, Samson, Lillian and Emilia.
A BROTHER: Leroy Norbert King. Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

In addition to her husband, Geraldynn was also preceded in death by three siblings: Marilyn Keller, Emily Schnaufer, Charles King and a son: Anthony Deters in infancy.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 9:30 AM in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home and at 10:00 AM in St. Francis Catholic Church. Interment in Calvary Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Friday evening from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to St. Francis Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus TV Mass for the Shut-Ins or to Masses to be said in her memory. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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From:
Deborah and Dennis Powell
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Crystal and Deters family, we are so sorry for your loss. May God grant you comfort and peace during your time of loss and sorrow.
From:
Paul K. GEERS
St. Louis, MO
Comments:
Dear Deters family,
I will have a mass said for both your dear mother and father. I am glad I met her and chatted. I knew her family well as her mother too.
God rest her soul.
Paul
From:
Jim Cribbett
Riverton, IL
Comments:
Ron & family: We, Jane and I, are so sorry for your loss. Nothing can replace a mother but be glad you had her for such a long time. Remember all the good times and the love she gave you all along with all the teachings she passed on. You all will be in our hearts and prayers at this difficult time.
From:
Barbara Deters
St. Louis, MO
Comments:
Dan and I are so sorry for the loss of your mom. These are difficult times. Give yourself time to grieve but remember the good times with her.
From:
Virginia Maynard
Danville,, IL
Comments:
To the Deters Family,
I am very sorry to hear about the passing of Geraldynn. She was like a mother to several of the former Quincy University Circle K students. I remember on my wedding day, I referred to her as my "Quincy mom." She will be sadly missed.
From:
Tim, Teresa & Kirk
Little Rock, AR
Comments:
To the Deters Family:

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Deters Family. There are no words that can express the loss of a family member who has touched so many. Rest in peace Geraldynn.
From:
Boltz family
Columbia, MO
Comments:
Gerald i am so sorry for your loss my prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time