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In Memory of Geraldine Swanson


February 11, 1952 - April 22, 2019

Geraldine "Geri" Fern Swanson, 67, of Turtle Lake passed unexpectedly Monday, April 22, 2019 She was born February 11, 1952 in PA to Gerald and Carolyn Rauch. Geri met Larry while she was working at a waitress at a local truck stop, that Larry would often stop by during his travels. They got married in Pennsylvania on December 22, 1985. It was not unknown for Geri to be seen tagging-along with Larry as he drove across the country.

Geri worked in several different food establishments in her career ranging from Hardys, Jenny O, and Sanmina. Geri loved to read, and playing various games on her tablet.

She is survived by her husband, Larry; children: Diane (Steven) Gallo of Nampa, ID, Daniel (Shelli) Swanson of Turtle Lake, Cheryl (Mark) Roman of Bethlehem, PA, and Lisa (Eric) Siegfried of Bethlehem, PA; grandchildren: Donovan Gallo, Jordan Swanson, Rhianna Johnson, Marissa Hernandez, Shaleigh and Dakota Jackson; sister, Diane (Donald) Smith. Geri was preceded in death by her parents, Gerald and Caroline Rauch; sisters: Kathy and Carol; nieces; nephews; and many other family and friends.

A visitation will be from 2-4 PM with a memorial services will be held at 4 PM Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Skinner Funeral Home - Turtle Lake.

In leu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to ALS Association (www.alsa.org), and Juvenile Diabetes Association (www2.jdrf.org).

Skinner Funeral Home of Turtle Lake is serving the family.


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