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Geraldine “Jeri” Barrientos, 71 of Grand Island, died
Monday, February 13, 2012 at Wedgewood Care Center with her family by
Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Cathedral. Reverend
Richard L. Piontkowski will officiate. Burial of ashes will be
in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery.
To honor Jeri’s wishes cremation has taken place. Gathering
of family and friends will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday with rosary at 7 p.m.
at All Faiths Funeral Home.
Jeri was born June 12, 1940 at Grand Island the daughter of Joseph
and Susie (Rosales) Gonzales.
Survivors are her children and their spouses, Tammy and Darold Brown,
Joe and Sharon Barrientos, Teri and Terry Fredrickson, Jamie and Jami
Barrientos all of Grand Island and Traci Barrientos of Lincoln; sisters
and brother-in-law, Lainie and Ken Kotinek and Bobbie Gonzales all of
Grand Island and brothers and sister-in-law, Tommy and Barb Gonzales
of California and Billy Ramirez of Lincoln.
Those also left to cherish her memory are grandchildren, Mandi Monterosso,
Kayla, Zane and Adam Brown, Quirt and Ciara Barrientos, Taylor and Tali
Fredrickson, Tyler, Kambyn and Broxton Barrientos and Jordan, Greenlee
and Killion Barrientos and great-grandson, Dominic Monterosso and many
She was welcomed into heaven by her parents; brothers, James, Fil and
Eli Gonzales and grandson, Nathan Fiala.
Jeri was raised in Grand Island, graduating from Grand Island Central
Catholic, class of 1958. She made her home in Grand Island where
she worked at the family restaurant ‘Casa de Gonzales’. She
retired from Chief Electronic Display Systems.
Jeri is a member of St. Mary’s Cathedral. She was very
active with her children and grandchildren activities. She enjoyed
cooking and sewing.
A memorial fund will be established in Jeri’s name.