Gerita (Geri) Duree, age 72, passed away Sunday, February 15, 2015 at the Roaring River Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cassville, Missouri.
She was born June 14, 1942, in Artesia, California, but lived in the Turlock/Ceres area for
Most of her life, moving to Shell Knob, Missouri in 1991.
She is survived by her life companion, Rick Axton, or Shell Knob. Two sons, Robert “Bob”
Duree of Camarillo, Calif. And Charles (Chuck) Duree of Deming, New Mexico; one brother,
Woody Jorritsma (Ellie) of Hilmar, Calif. Two sisters: Joanne (Jim) Schaafsma of Caledonia,
Mich. And Arlene (Richard) DeGraff of Oakdale, Ca. She was preceded in death by her parents
Cor and Alice Jorritsma and brother, John Jorritsma.
Geri owned and operated Geri’s Bookkeeping Service in Ceres, CA. and Shell Knob, Missouri.
A Celebration of Life service will be held in the home of Woody Jorritsma, 19415 Johnson Ave.
Hilmar on Saturday, February 28, from 2-4pm.
Cremation arrangements were under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, shell Knob, Missouri.