Name: Genevieve Pauline Renner
Death: 25 JUL 2014 in Yreka, Siskiyou Co., CA
Reference Number: 153223
2014, Weed, Siskiyou Co., CA, Obituary
Mt. Shasta Herald (CA) - July 30, 2014
Genevieve Pauline Giorgis, a resident of Weed, California, passed away on July 25, 2014 at Madrone Hospice House in Yreka, California. She was 92 years old. Gen was born in Glen Ullin, North Dakota on October 23, 1921 to Madeleine and Jack Renner.
Her early years were spent traveling with her mother and father throughout the United States. The family settled in Weed, California in the late '30s and Gen graduated from Weed High School in 1939. She married Angelo Giorgis on April 6, 1940 and they celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary before his passing in 2009. Gen and Angelo had three daughters.
Gen was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was supportive of Angelo's work and hobbies and active in Girl Scouting for her three daughters. She was employed as a bookkeeper until her retirement in 1983. Gen enjoyed sewing and crocheting and spent many happy hours with her Sewing Circle of friends throughout her later years.
Gen is survived by her three daughters: Carol (and David) Simpson of Richland, Oregon, Sandra (and John) Moisan of Fair Oaks, California, and Eileen (and Dick) Blankenship of Lake Shastina, California. Also grandchildren: Michael Simpson, Jenni Mosby, Dayna Thomas, Lisa Yoshikawa, Audrey Witteborg, Josh Blankenship and Betsey Raya; and 15 great grandchildren. Also surviving are two loving sisters-in-law, Anita Gasparri of Chico, California and Gloria Acquistapace of Eugene, Oregon; three nieces and their families; and various cousins.
Gen was predeceased by her husband, Angelo in 2009.
A memorial mass will be held on Thursday, July 31 at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Weed.
From: Diane Renfrow dhrenfrow(at)yahoo.com
- Living Giorgis