Geraldine I. “Gerri” Hett-Williams, 87, passed away surrounded by her family on April 17, 2012, in Marion.
She was born June 27, 1924, to John and Blanche (Ware) Manuel. In 1942, she was united in marriage to Thomas B. Hett. They owned an implement dealership in Marion; he preceded her in death in 1983.
She later married Kenneth Williams; he died in 1998. She was also preceded by a sister Dorothy Rollins, and a grandson Nicholas Higgins.
She is survived by her children: Rocky Hett (Shirley Jo) of Marion; Bruce Hett (Sandy) of McPherson; LaVonda Rothman (Lew) of Morristown, N.J.; Shelley Stafford (Tom) of Hays; Teresa Higgins (Bill) of Burlington, N.C.; and Jack Hett (Donna) of Marion; a sister Jackie Hett of Marion; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Visitation with family was from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Zeiner Funeral Home, Marion. Funeral service was at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 21, 2012, at Aulne United Methodist Church. Interment was in the Claney Cemetery near Marion.
Memorials have been established for Aulne United Methodist Church, in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm, Marion, KS 66861.