Geraldine “Geri” DeVries, 70, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, at her home. A viewing will be held on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, at Davis Funeral Home in Riverton, from 5 to 7 p.m. The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Riverton. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
Geraldine Louise Lemoine was born on Oct. 20, 1949, in Powell, to Louis Frank and Elaine Mae (Jones) Lemoine. She grew up in Powell with her two sisters and brother. She attended Powell High School, graduating with the class of 1968.
On June 7, 1969, she married Martin DeVries in Powell. They lived in Casper for a short time before moving to Riverton in 1970, where they raised their seven children and made it their forever home. Martin and Geraldine were sealed in the Logan Temple on July 26, 1971.
She worked at the Riverton Hospital for 10 years in the admissions department.
Geri loved being with her family and grandchildren. She was involved with her children’s activities by coaching baseball, soccer, wrestling, and being a lead in Boy Scouts.
She is survived by her husband Martin DeVries; mother, Elaine Mae Lemoine; children, De Ann (Michael) Stang, Martin (Jamie) DeVries, Jr., Jason (Christal) DeVries, Kevin (Sandy) DeVries, Leslie DeVries, David (Jena) DeVries, and Jeffrey (Elizabeth) DeVries; brother, Louis (Lynda) Lemoine; sisters, Brenda Perkins and Sandra (Keith) Lance; 24 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, Louis Frank Lemoine, and her grandparents.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Help for Health Hospice in care of Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.TheDavisFuneralHome.com.
Services are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.