She was born June 7, 1919 to Charles and Emma Karl in St. Joseph, Missouri, where she had lived most of her life.
Geraldine married Bernard J. Gach on November 22, 1945. He preceded her in death on January 20, 1996.
She was a former employee of the Sisters Hospital. Geraldine was a member of the Catholic faith and attended the former Immaculate Conception, St. Joseph Cathedral, and Our Lady of Guadalupe. She is a past member of St. Anne's Altar Society, Ladies of Charity, LaVerna Guild, Immaculate Conception, Social Club, Assistant Sacrastian, The Catholic Order of Forresters, and LeBlond Booster Club.
Mrs. Gach was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and sister, Helen Hanway.
Survivors: sons, Charles Gach (Deborah),Wakefield, Virginia, Gregory Gach (Judy), Advance, North Carolina , and Michael Gach(Cheryl), Naperville, Illinois; daughter, Mary Ann Evans (Rick), Chandler, Oklahoma, and Barbara Reynolds (Barry), St. Joseph, Missouri; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial: 10:00 A.M. Friday, Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Interment Mount Olivet Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7:30 to 9:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 3:00 P.M. Thursday. Parish Rosary 7:00 P.m. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions to the Cathedral School Endowment Fund or Living Community of St. Joseph in memory of Geraldine Gach. Please mail contributions to 5005 Frederick Blvd, St. Joseph, Missouri 64508.