Geraldine “Gerry” Seger, 86, of Jasper, died Friday (December 19) at Brookside Village in Jasper. She was born January 30, 1928, at Whitesville, Kentucky, to Ivo and Mary (Higdon) Howard. She married Charles Seger October 15, 1949, in St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
Gerry retired from Holy Family School where she worked in the cafeteria department. She was a member of Holy Family Church, the Blessed Virgin Sodality, Daughters of Isabella, and the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary. She enjoyed reading, cooking, walking, and volunteering at Holy Family.
She is survived by her husband, Charles Seger; two sons, Glenn Seger and wife Karen, Bishop, Georgia, and Dave Seger and wife Laurel, Jasper; daughter-in-law Kathleen Seger, Jasper; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Delphine Hardesty, Owensboro, Kentucky.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Ronald J. Seger, who died July 15, 2014, one brother, Celestine Howard, and two sisters, Mary Edelen and Rose Payne.
Services at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Family Church with entombment to follow in Fairview Cemetery Mausoleum. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. The Blessed Virgin Sodality and the D of I will lead a rosary at 1:45 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Church, St. Meinrad Archabbey, or to a favorite charity.