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Geraldine Epp

August 24, 2022

Gerry Epp wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend to so many passed away peacefully with her family by her side August 24, 2022, at Newton Medical Center.

Geraldine (Weyand) Epp was born 10/22/1956 in the McPherson hospital to Elmer Weyand and Erletta (Willems) Weyand. She was baptized in the Lutheran church in McPherson. She grew up in Newton attending South Breeze, Chisolm middle school and graduated from Newton High school in 1975. She had two sisters Shirley Esau and Marilyn Lubbers.

She married Vernon Epp January 17, 1976, in the Zion Lutheran Church Newton. Together they had 3 children; Christopher Epp of Wichita, KS., Stephanie (Epp) Fox of Hutto, Texas and Jolona (Epp) Smith of Yuma, Colorado.  6 grandchildren; Tyler & Austin Epp, Haley & Kayla Fox, Jordyn & Esther Smith.

She worked at Chisolm Middle School in food service for 27 years retiring in 2019. She loved children, camping anywhere but especially at Harvey Co. West Park, fishing, and all animals especially cats.

Gerry did not want a traditional funeral service. Instead, she wanted her friends and family to celebrate the life she had here with us and her new life with Christ. You are welcome to join her family September 17th at the Harvey Co. West Park Community building from 1pm – 5 pm for fellowship and the celebration of her life.

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4 thoughts on “Geraldine Epp

  1. Even though I hadn’t seen Gerry in many years, I’ll always remember our visiting during summers at our farm, or in Newton. Our parents had been very close friends for many years, with our Dad’s service in the Army together. I’ll truly miss her. May she Rest In Peace with our Lord. My sincerest condolences and love,
    to her entire family. 🙏🏻❤️

  2. Gerry always called us sisters and I will miss her terribly. Many adventures together. You are pain free now and with the love of my life, Les Epp. I love you Gerry. I’ll see you soon. Love Vickey.

  3. Our deepest condolences to Vern and family. Praying for peace for the family during this time of grieving.

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