Geraldine "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
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
Rose Luck of Liberal, Kansas
Eight grandchildren 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 will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 25, 2011, at the United Methodist Church, Meade. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. Monday with the family present from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. Graveside services will be 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.