Anita Geritz, 88, of Lee’s Summit MO, died Friday, April 6 at the St. Luke’s Hospice House. She was married 50 years to Hank Geritz who preceded her in death eighteen years ago. Anita is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Peggy and Curt Brown, her son, Greg Geritz (Tracee Davis), grandchildren Matt Brown (Julie), Andy Brown(Sarah) ,Kevin Brown (Rachel White), Halley Brown (Jason Clark), Brandon Geritz (Julie), Chad Geritz (AJ), and Drew Geritz. She leaves two sister-in-laws Arlene Willis and Barbara Willis, nine great-grandchildren with one in the oven and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews whom she loved dearly! Besides her husband Hank, she was preceded in death by her parents, Alice and Chester White, her brothers Ralph and Neil Willis, a sister-in-law Norma Thomas, a daughter-in-law Deborah Geritz and a nephew Todd Willis.
A visitation will be held at Longview Funeral Home, 12700 S Raytown Road, Kansas City, Missouri on Wednesday, April 11 from 5:00- 7:00. Services will be on Thursday, April 12 at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in Floral Hills East Memorial Gardens. The family request memorial contributions be made in Anita’s name to St. Luke’s Hospice House, 3516 Summit, KCMO 64111.