Geraldine M. Klechak, 83, of Amarillo, died on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011.
Celebration of life memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Geraldine was born Sept. 9, 1928, in Chicago, IL. She married Kenneth J. Klechak on Jan. 29, 1949. Geraldine spent most of their 63 years together traveling with Kenneth around the country as his work required. She had two wonderful girls while living in the Chicago area. Geraldine is now in the hands of our Lord.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Marie Urbanczyk of Hereford; her parents, Theresa and Albert Manik of Chicago; and a sister, Elaine Murtaugh of Chicago, IL.
Survivors include her husband, Kenneth; a daughter, Deborah Cooley of Amarillo; a son-in-law, Martin Urbanczyk and wife Sam of Hereford; five grandchildren, Joshua, Jeremy, Micah, Jenna, and Spencer; two great-grandchildren, Rhianne and Reece; and other nieces, nephews, family and friends.
The family suggests memorial donations be made to Baptist St. Anthony’s Hospice, P.O. Box 950, Amarillo, TX 79105.