Age 81, passed away April 20, 2012. She was born July 17, 1930, in Lansing to Frederick and Helen Warner.
Gerry was a clerk for the City of Lansing Probation Court. She was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mason/Holt Eagles #3734, and Moose Lodge #288. Gerry was exceptional at cooking, and baking, and loved working in the garden. She was a very giving and loving person to all.
Gerry is survived by her husband of 64 years, Steve; daughters: Diane (John) DeMarco, and Linda (Steve) Norris; granddaughter, Kelly Wilkes; a great grandson, Kenneth Hester; and a brother, Richard Warner.
The funeral service for Gerry Chapela will be 12:00 p.m. Friday, April 27, 2012, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel with Pastor Michael C. Bater officiating. Interment will follow in Glendale Cemetery, Okemos. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to that of the donor’s choice.