Mrs. Genevieve I. Haldorson, 81, of Morris, Ill., passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at Walnut Grove in Morris.
Born July 5, 1931, in Morris, Genevieve was a daughter of the late Theodore and Jeanette Enerson-Milton. She was raised and educated in Morris and, on Jan. 6, 1955, Genevieve married Robert Haldorson in California.
She worked for over 25 years in the Housekeeping Department at Morris Hospital until her retirement, and was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Morris. Genevieve had a love for bingo, and will be especially remembered as a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother, who cherished spending time with her immediate and extended family.
Genevieve was survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Robert, who passed away, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. Other survivors include a daughter, Brenda (Daniel) Miner of Purcellville, Va.; three grandchildren, Ryan (Molly) Rozich of Austin, Texas, Logan Miner of Vienna, W.V., and Natalie Miner of Purcellville; one great-grandchild, Sloane Rozich; and brothers and sisters-in-law Ralph (Lela) Haldorson, Helen Jensen, Lucille Quayle, Alice Wills, Betty Panish, June (Leroy) Hedgecock, Phyllis Haldorson, Betty Haldorson, and Margaret Haldorson; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Genevieve was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Dr. Robert Haldorson; two brothers, Theodore and Glen; and two sisters, Betty and Berniece.
Visitation and video tribute for both Genevieve and Robert Haldorson will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Reeves Funeral Home, 408 East Washington Street (one block east of Illinois 47) in Morris. Funeral services will follow at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 516 East Jackson St., Morris, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated with the Rev. Ed Howe, CR officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Morris.
Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Genevieve’s memory to a charity of the donor’s choosing.
Friends may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences to the family by logging onto www.ReevesFuneral.com.
Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes Ltd. in Morris. For additional information, call the funeral home at (815) 942-2500.