Geraldine E. ‘Gerry’ Kohart
Geraldine E. “Gerry” Kohart, age 79, died early Monday morning, January 17, 2011, at the Lone Tree Retirement Center, Meade, Kansas.
She was born July 9, 1931, at Orion, Kansas, the daughter of Howard E. and Nora (Bougher) Moore. As a young girl she attended school in the Hill City area, graduating in 1949
On May 3, 1950, she married Marlan C. “Bud” Kohart at Hill City, Kansas. After their marriage the couple made their home in Meade.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Meade, the Maia Club, Lydia Guild, and a quilting club. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, gardening, and music.
She is survived by: Two sons, Tim Kohart and wife Marilyn of Syracuse, Kansas and Todd Kohart and wife Misti of Meade, Kansas; A daughter, Brenda DeMott and husband Steve of Kansas City, Missouri; Four sisters, Marie Stockman of Topeka, Kansas, Anita Davis of Hill City, Kansas, Lucille Curtner of San Clemente, California and Rose Luck of Liberal, Kansas; Eight grandchildren and One great-grandchild.
She is preceded in death by her husband on August 6, 1991; a son Terry Kohart; a daughter Jane Ann Kohart; two brothers, Lawrence and Gene Moore; and a sister, Myrt Chalfant.
Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 25, 2011, at the United Methodist Church, Meade. Graveside services were at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Hill City Cemetery, Hill City, Kansas.
The family would welcome memorials to the Beam Senior Center, Lone Tree Retirement Center, or the United Methodist Church in care of the funeral home.