Geraldine (Geri) Van Lith
July 21, 2018

Geraldine Katherine (Potvin) Van Lith, “Geri”, born February 18, 1934, passed away July 21, 2018 at Bee Hive Assisted Living Center of Elk River, Minnesota.

Geri was born to Emil and Esther (Eul) Potvin and grew up on the family farm near Osseo, Minnesota. She met Henry Peter Van Lith Jr. They were united in marriage July 16, 1952. Making their home and raising their family in Loretto, Minnesota.

Geri is survived by her children: Michael (Penny), Michele (Tom), Janelle, Linda (Greg), Lisa (Ron); as well as many grandchildren and great grandchildren, son-in-law Dan.

Geri was preceded in death by her loving husband Henry, her daughter Pam, infant daughter Mary Jo, and infant son Kenny, parents Emil and Esther, siblings Eldon, Verena, Audrey and Arlon.

Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday, July 27, 2018 at 11 a.m. at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Loretto, Minnesota. Visitation took place on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano, Minnesota. Visitation continued 1 hour prior to services on Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. in the church prior to Mass. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Thank you to the Brighton Hospice and the staff at Bee Hive for their compassionate care.