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Geraldine Rose (Minger) Schierer

July 13, 1916 ~ April 17, 2020 (age 103)


Geraldine Rose (Minger) Schierer, 103, of Metamora, IL passed away on Friday, April 17, 2020 at Snyder Village, Metamora, IL.

Gerry was born on July 13, 1916 and was the daughter of John and Rosa (Grob) Minger. She married Edward A. Schierer on April 24, 1941 and he passed away on February 11, 2012. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She is survived by her son Donald E. (Rita) Schierer, Wichita, Kansas, grandson Eric and granddaughter Erin (Kyle) Dorgan, great-grandchildren Katelyn and James; daughter Karen (William) Kaliney, Granger, Indiana, granddaughter Kelly (Kevy) Feierstein, great-grandchildren Mila and Sage, grandson Ryan (Emily) Kaliney, great-grandchildren Evie, Will, and Lydia, and grandson Sean Kaliney; and son Douglas J. Schierer, Citrus Heights, California.

Gerry attended Brown's Business School. Before and after raising her family she worked at Caterpillar and Sears. She and Ed loved spending time with family, the Cubs and traveling. They were the first residents at Snyder Village and enjoyed being a part of that community for over 30 years.

Due to the Coronavirus, no services will be held.  Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Metamora. Please, no flowers, but donations may be made to Snyder Village, 1200 East Partridge Street, Metamora, IL 61548. Online condolences at


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