MILLEDGEVILLE – Janice Geerts, 69, of Milledgeville, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 8, 2014. She was a hairdresser, and did hair at home for more than 50 years. She also worked at Shannon Nursing Home for 25 years, and farmed with her husband.
Janice was born July 29, 1944, in Sterling, the daughter of Harry and Jeannetta (Schaver) Vogel. She married Robert I. Geerts Sr. on Nov. 9, 1962, in Fulton. She was a member of Faith Reformed Church in Lanark. Janice taught Sunday school for many years. She enjoyed Gospel music. Janice was an avid reader, and liked to share her books with others.
Survivors include her husband, Robert; one daughter, Paula (Brian) Beveroth of Sterling; two sons, Robert I. (Michelle) Geerts Jr. of Milledgeville and Richard (Theresa) Geerts of Lanark; and seven grandchildren, Zack and Cameron Geerts, Skylar Mitchelle, Amanda, Amelia, Andrew Beveroth, and Allyn Geerts.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Allyn and Elwyn Vogel.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Schilling Funeral Home in Sterling. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Faith Reformed Church in Lanark, with the Rev. Herb Bollman, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Bethel Cemetery in Milledgeville.
A memorial has been established.
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