Geraldine Berkich, age 85, of Greenville, formerly of Godfrey passed away Monday, July 6, 2015 at Greenville Regional Hospital. Graveside services will be conducted Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 10 AM at Calvary Cemetery, Glen Carbon, IL.
Geraldine was born on March 3, 1930 in Vandalia, IL to Joseph and Mabel (Smith) Knebel. She married Dean Koontz and they later divorced. She then married Paul Berkich on September 1, 1956 in Union City, TN. He died in 1971. She grew up in Greenville and moved to Godfrey as a young adult. She had worked as a waitress for many years in Godfrey. She moved back to Greenville in 2004.
She is survived by nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband and a sister Jean Hamel.
Memorial contributions are suggested to The Bond County Humane Society, The Alton Humane Society, or the Bond County Food Pantry.
Young Funeral Home
118 E College Ave
Greenville, IL 62246