Geraldine “Geri” Schley
Geraldine “Geri” Schley, age 83 of Sauk Centre, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Jan. 13, 2016 after a long battle with cancer.
Geri was born Aug. 30, 1932, in Spring Hill to Alphonse and Florence Athmann. She married Louis Schley on Sept. 3, 1951, and started their family in Melrose. They moved to Sauk Centre in 1956 and have lived there since. She gave her love and energy to her children, her husband and her job at St. Michael’s Hospital where she worked for many years. She enjoyed spoiling her grandchildren and keeping everyone warm with handmade blankets, mittens and slippers.
Geri is survived by her loving husband Louie, her six children; Pat Schley, Jim (Janet) Schley, Ron (Dee) Schley, Rick (Mary) Schley, Jeff (Dawn) Schley and Pam (Gary) Blank; 14 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; brothers; LeRoy (JoAnn) Athmann, Dennis (Kathy) Athmann, Duane (Bev) Athmann and her sister in-law, Bette Cerny.