She was born on Jan. 14, 1926, to Peter and Eva (Kruclak) Kolodziej in Cestohowa. She married Marvin Louis Geffert on Jan. 14, 1948, in Cestohowa. She was a homemaker and member of St. George Catholic Church in George West.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Louis Geffert, on Aug. 21, 2007; and her parents.
Survivors include three daughters, Shirley (Fred) Davis of George West, Gloria Gabrysch (Mike Robertson) of Corpus Christi and Patty (Bob) Bianchi of Victoria; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and one step-great-grandchild.
Visitation was held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at St. George Catholic Church. A rosary was recited there at 5 o’clock that evening.
The funeral Mass was celebrated at St. George Church at 10 a.m. Monday with Father George Johnson officiating. Burial followed in St. George Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Eddie Kolodziej, Larry Buxkamper, Lloyd Clifton, Steve Geffert, Sam Kolodziej and Charlie Rakowitz.
Galloway & Sons Funeral Home, Three Rivers