Geraldine (Zellers) BrandonJune 20, 1927 ~ August 9, 2017 (age 90)
Geraldine “Gerry” Brandon, passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at the Goerlich Center.
Gerry was born June 20, 1927 in Shreveport, Louisiana. Gerry was one of five children born to James T. and Annis Zellers. Gerry later moved with her family to Toledo, Ohio and graduated from St. Ursula Academy in 1945. After high school, she attended the Chicago Institute of Arts and the University of Toledo. Gerry owned a dress shop named “Country Girl” in Sylvania, Ohio for ten years and worked at Rogers Furniture Store in Maumee. Gerry was very artistic and had a flair for decorating homes. She loved playing bridge with various social groups; getting together with her St. Ursula Alumni, spending winters in Fort Myers, Florida, reading, cooking and spending time with her family. Gerry was a beautiful woman inside and out.
To cherish her memory, she leaves her husband, Robert Brandon, Sr., sons; John Stalder, James (Billi) Stalder, daughters; Mary (John) Horen, Jennifer (Timothy) Siefert and Sarah (Alan) Blanchett. She also leaves behind step children; Mary Jo Gallaher, Barb Swiczkoski, Robert Brandon, Jr. and the late Beverly Flattery. Left behind as well are ten grandchildren and eight great grandchildren, five step grandchildren and three step great grandchildren. Gerry will be missed not only by her family, but all who knew and loved her.
Visitation will be held for family and friends at Reeb Funeral Home, 5712 N. Main St., Sylvania on Sunday, August 13, 2017, from 4pm – 8pm . A Funeral Mass will be conducted at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Sylvania, Ohio, on Monday, August 14, 2017 at 10am.
Contributions in Gerry’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.reebfuneralhome.com