Geraldine “Geri” Buchheit, 72, of Perryville, died June 1, 2017 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, MO.
She was born September 20, 1944 in Cape Girardeau, MO, daughter of David and Laverne (Schremp) Marr. She and Clyde Charles Buchheit were married on April 4, 1964. He survives in Perryville.
Geri was Owner of Buchheit’s Repair Shop in Perryville. She loved spending time with family, helping others, collecting care bears and trout fishing. She was an active Red Cross Donor and former member of the Sportsman Club Ladies Auxiliary.
Survivors include three sons, Kevin Buchheit Sr. and fiancé Tamie Hays and Darin (Julia) Buchheit all of Perryville, Ron (Cindy) Buchheit of Cape Girardeau, one sister, Edith (Louie) Vernon of Festus and one brother, Larry (Karolyn) Marr of Perryville, three sisters-in-law, Dorothy Alkemeyer of Perryville, Helen (Rich) Rolfing of St. Charles, Ann Bodenstein of Gordonville, one brother-in-law, Albert (Pat) Buchheit of Perryville, five grandchildren, Ashley Buchheit, Beverly (Dakota) Zimmerman, Kevin Buchheit, Jr., Grace & Faith Buchheit, seven great grandchildren, AnnaMarie Buchheit, Jenifer and Kylee Brewer, Chloe, Dakota Jr, Taylen, and Nova Zimmerman and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Linda Marr.
Visitation will be held at Young & Sons Funeral Home on Sunday, June 4 from 4:00 – 8:00 pm and on Monday from 6:30 – 10:00 am. Funeral Service will be held on Monday at Young & Sons Funeral Home at 10:00 am with Pastor Jim Kiefer. Burial in Mount Hope Cemetery.
Memorials preferred to Heartland Baptist Church P.O. Box 634 Perryville.
Young & Sons Funeral Home, Inc. in Perryville, MO provided the arrangements.