A funeral service for Geraldine June Houdek, 78, will be held at 7:00 P.M. Friday, March 18, 2011 at the Hosanna Restoration Church in Highmore, South Dakota with Pastor Roger Day. Inurnment will be in the Bohemian Cemetery near Highmore at a later date
Our loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother passed away at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, Wyoming on Sunday, March 13, 2011 after a lingering illness.
She was born June 16, 1932 in Orient, South Dakota the daughter of Ernest and Mildred (Schoemaker) Palon.
She is survived by her children, Gail of Longview, Washington, Cosette of Saint Helens, Oregon, Laurie (Dan) of Casper, Kelly (Dave) of Portland, Oregon, Scott of Douglas, Wyoming, Dana of Beaverton, Oregon, Stephanie of Douglas, Heath (Jen) of Scappoose, Oregon; her two sisters, Jeanie Gormley of Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Carolyn Beranek of Miller, South Dakota; brother, Bob ( (Janice) Houdek of Highmore; 16 grandchildren, Derrick, Darrin, Lisa, Jenny, Nicholas, Lindsey, Amanada, Kristen, Alex, Jadon, Trevor, Alaina, Travis, Jordn, Austin, Shelby, Makana, Braydon, and Kelton; and 7 great grandchildren, Madison, Kayden, Espen, Makayla, Savannah, Gavon, and Cameron.
She was preceded in death by her son, Chad Houdek, her parents, Millie and Earnie Palon, and three brothers, Jimmy, Virgil, and Johnnie.
A memorial to the Boys and Girls Club of Central Wyoming, P.O. Box 1557, Douglas, Wyoming 82633 would be appreciated by the family.
The Gorman Funeral Homes â€“ Converse Chapel of Douglas is in charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at gormanfh.com.