Of Jackson, Michigan, formerly of Chelsea MI and Sarasota FL. Age 95, died September 5, 2020 at Hospice House in Jackson, MI, with her daughter by her side. She now resides in the house of her Lord and Savior. She was born April 8, 1925 in Buffalo, New York, the daughter of Harold & Elizabeth (Spangenburg) Roth.
Geri loved fashion and shopping. She was shy until she got to know someone. Geri enjoyed her years at Weber’s Restaurant as a cashier. She and Guy owned two motels in Sarasota FL. Geri engaged with her guests, many of whom became friends and returned every year. Sunshine and the beach were things she liked very much. Geri enjoyed the old hymns and scripture and attending church services with family and friends.
On Sept. 11, 1945, she married Guy William White Jr, and he preceded her in death on March 22, 1990. Survivors include two daughters, Deborah (Douglas) Mohl of Morganton, North Carolina, Marcia White of Chelsea; former son-in-laws, John Kipfmiller and Larry Parker; sister-in-law, Bethel White; 3 grandsons, Christopher (Jennifer) Mohl, Justin (Erin) Mohl of North Carolina, and Trevor Kipfmiller; great- granddaughter, Kendell Mohl; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by four siblings, Gil & Will Roth, LaVera Schipple, and Ruth Nycki.
A private graveside service was held at Oak Grove East Cemetery in Chelsea, with Rev. Jeff Crowder officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Chelsea Nazarene Church, PO Box 389, Chelsea, MI, or Henry Ford Allegiance Health Hospice Home, 2150 Kingsbrooke Dr, Jackson, MI 49202. Arrangements were entrusted to Cole Funeral Chapel in Chelsea.
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