Geraldyne (Gerri) David (Sheehy), 85

Geraldyne (Gerri) David (Sheehy), age 85 passed away on August 21, 2022 at Central Health Care Center in Le Center, MN.

Gerri grew up with her parents and siblings on a farm near Waterville where she learned to bake, sew, garden and grow to have a strong faith in God. She graduated from Waterville High School in 1956.

Gerri married Jacob John David on June 14, 1961 at the Church of St. Canice in Kilkenny, MN. On February 22, 1963 they welcomed son Dennis John David to their family.

Gerri was busy over the years working at Munsingwear, raising their son, volunteering and taking care of her home and garden. She was a lifetime member of St. Canice Church. Gerri was also a long time member of the Ladies VFW in Kilkenny and Montgomery, serving as historian for many years.

Gerri liked to travel with Jacob to many different states. She enjoyed gardening, cards, bingo, baking and photography.

Gerri is survived by her husband of 61 years, Jacob David of Kilkenny and son Dennis David of Kilkenny; Sisters Joan McCourtney of Le Center, Bonnie (Dale) Armstrong of Brainerd, brother Robert (Marlys) Sheehy of St. Peter, brother-in-law Mike Lamey of St. Paul, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Helen Sheehy, sisters Marian Hruza, Colleen Lamey and brothers-in-law, Dick Hruza and Jack McCourtney.

There will be a Mass of celebrate Gerri’s life held on Friday, September 9 at St. Canice Catholic Church, Kilkenny, MN. Visitation to be held from 10 – 11 am and Mass to follow at 11 am. Lunch will be served after service. Interment at Calvary Cemetery to be held at a later date.

The family would like to thank all the caregivers and hospice workers at Central Health Care Center for their care and dedication. We would like to thank all the workers at the Church luncheon and Father Thomas M. Niehaus.


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