Geraldine “Geri” (Noland) Kellenberger, 87, of Sabetha, Kansas passed away Thursday, April 9, 2020 at the Sabetha Community Hospital.
Geri was born on January 4, 1933 in Wilson, Kansas the daughter of Kenneth and Martha (Shrieve) Noland. She attended school in Wilson and graduated with the class of 1951. Geri then moved to Kansas City where she attended and graduated from Trinity Lutheran with a degree in nursing.
She was united in marriage to Lynn Kellenberger in 1962 in Englewood, Colorado. Geri and Lynn moved to the Kellenberger family farm located north of Sabetha in 1964. She worked during her career as a nurse for the Hiawatha Hospital, Sabetha Hospital, and Fountain Villa in Sabetha. Geri was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Sabetha.
Geri enjoyed traveling, crossword puzzles, was an avid reader, and spent her time caring for her grandchildren. She was a big supporter of Sabetha athletics and rarely missed a game.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her sister, Nannette Anderson.
Survivors include her husband, Lynn Kellenberger of the home; three daughters, Jana (Richard) Werner of Manhattan, KS, Cheryl (Steven) Cook- Keim of Healy, KS, and Michelle Kellenberger-Koch of Sabetha, KS; nine grandchildren, Tethnie (Carlos) Carrillo, Tanya (Clint) Castor, Britta Thompson, Landon (Andrea) Keim, Martha (Travis) Moore, Shelby (Laura) Koch, Kahlin Koch, Lane (Maria) Koch, and Tristen Koch, and several great grandchildren.
A Private Family Graveside Service will be held Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at the Albany Cemetery. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Viewing will be open to the public on Monday, April 13, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Tuesday, April 14, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Popkess Mortuary Chapel in Sabetha. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Sabetha, sent in care of Popkess Mortuary, 823 Virginia St., Sabetha, KS 66534.
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