Gearldine K Wakerlig

Born: Mon., Nov. 7, 1938
Died: Mon., Sep. 14, 2020

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Gearldine K. Wakerlig November 7, 1938 – September 14, 2020 Gearldine “Geri” Kay Wakerlig 81, passed away on September 14, 2020. Geri was born Pendleton, Oregon, to Hazel Hendrix and Melvin Wilber Banks. She grew up in Pendleton and worked as a telephone operator in Pendleton, The Dalles, Bend and Salem. She raised her family in Salem and retired back to the Pendleton area in the early nineties after thirty-five years with the phone company. She was predeceased by her husband of fifty years, Walker Henry “Hank” Wakerlig, her sisters Jacqueline Carol Winks, Sarah Melvina Hausladen, and Barbara Elaine Banks and her brother William Roscoe Banks. Gearldine is survived by her brother James Henry Banks of Pendleton and her sister Robin Michelle Colvin of Walla Walla, Washington. She leaves behind her children: Anthony James Wakerlig (Linda Matthews) of Pendleton, Monty Lee Wakerlig (Paula Wakerlig) of Ritzville, Washington, Kristy Kary Barrett (Joshua Barrett) of Portland, three grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

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