Geraldine Kaiser

September 22, 1935 — January 12, 2021

Geraldine Kaiser

Geraldine Jane Kaiser, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Medilodge of Green View in Alpena, Michigan.

Geraldine Jane Henski was born on September 22, 1935 to the late Joseph and Jane (Romel) Henski. Gerry married Clare John Kaiser on October 8, 1955 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alpena. They were married for 65 years and had four wonderful children.

Geraldine worked for several grocery stores during her lifetime including A&P, Kroger, and Niemans. She absolutely loved her gardens, sewing, crafting and after retirement spending time in Arizona with her brother Eli. On any given weekend, she and Clare could be found dancing the night away with family and friends to any polka band they could find in the area. She loved the WATZ Sunday morning polka show especially.

She was the loving wife of Clare; mother to Tom (Pierre), Sue (John) Stender, Jim (Carol), and Debbie (Arnie) Pokorzynski. Devoted grandma to Jessica (Andrew) Wilson, Aaron Pokorzynski, Michael (Melissa) Kaiser,  Michelle Kaiser, and Renee (Zach) Tanton. Adored her great grandchildren, Otto, Isla and Aven Wilson. She is also survived by brothers, Johnny (Debbie) Henski, Ortonville, MI, Danny (Genevieve) Henski, Ochalata, OK; two sisters-in-law, Nellie Henski, Connie Henski; and two brothers-in-law, Bruno Hirtzel and Donald Chenoweth.

Geraldine was preceded in death by her brothers, Richard, Eli, Gerald, Larry, Joseph, Thomas; sisters, Shirley Hirtzel, Joyce Fitzpatrick, Lori Chenoweth, and baby Mary.

Memorial visitation will take place Friday, July 30, 2021, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church from 12 p.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 2 p.m. with Rev. James Fitzpatrick officiating. Arrangements by the Bannan Funeral Home.

Memorials:  Hospice of Michigan

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