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Geraldine S. Mitchell, 83

Thursday, January 13, 2022
Geraldine S. Mitchell, 83

Geraldine (Struempler) Mitchell, 83, recently of Stuarts Draft, Virginia, passed away on January 3, 2022. She will be dearly missed and remembered with love.

Geraldine was born in Oconto, Nebraska, to Fritz and Minnie Struempler on November 30, 1938. She married Gary W. Mitchell, of Eustis, Nebraska, on December 27, 1959. She graduated from Cozad High School and received her RN x from Methodist School of Nursing and her BSN from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She practiced as an RN in Omaha for over 30 years at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Methodist Hospital, and Clarkson Hospital and with the Visiting Nurse Association. She loved nursing and, in turn, was beloved by her patients.

She is survived by her husband Gary; her children: Shareene (John) Berti, Maureen (Mitch) Hammer, Daneene (Richard Mills) Mitchell, Steve (Amy) Mitchell, and Dawn (Joel) McCray; her grandchildren: Peter (Becky)and Matt Berti, Lee Tolliver III, Rose (Sam) Burt, Lewis and Kelly Hammer, Emilie, Erin, and Jacob Mills, Abigail, Benjamin, and Luke Mitchell, and Nathan and Sarah McCray; her great grandchildren: Ellie and Jack Berti. She is survived by her siblings Ronald Struempler, Adele Chandler, and Elsie Cyriacks.

Memorial services will be held at First Lutheran Church of Buffalo, near Oconto, NE on January 21, 2022, at 11:00 a.m., Pastor Victor Rasmussen, officiating. She will be laid to rest at Christ Lutheran Cemetery near Oconto, following the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to The Shenandoah House in Fishersville, Virginia. Arrangements by Berryman Funeral Home, Cozad Nebraska.