Geraldine Nitsch

Geraldine Nitsch

Geraldine Nitsch, age 78, died at her home Friday November 8, 2019.

Geraldine was born on December 9, 1940 in Savanna the daughter of Eldon and Evelyn (Mackey) Jensen.  She married William E. Nitsch on June 10, 1968 in Oregon. He died on May 13, 1986. Prior of marriage Geraldine was employed at Central in Polo.  Geraldine enjoyed crocheting, puzzles, playing Canasta and watching the Green Bay Packers.  She loved to bake cookies with her granddaughter Krissy Collins and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her favorite saying was “Not In My House!”

Survivors include, one daughter, Denise Rice of Sterling; one son, Mark Nitsch of Ala.; two sisters, Lois Jensen of Sterling and Jeanette (Paul) Miller, Sr. of Rock Falls; one brother, Bill Jensen of Polo; six grandchildren; seven great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one son; two brothers; one grandson.

Visitation will be from 9:00- 10:30 AM Thursday, November 14, 2019 at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls.  Graveside services will be 11:30 AM Thursday at Grandview Cemetery in Freeport with Pastor Dalmus Meeks officiating.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established.