Geralyn S. DeBroux, age 52, of North Frances Street, Port Washington, formerly of Ripon, passed away Sunday, December 7, 2014 at the Zilber Family Hospice in Wauwatosa.
She was born on September 22, 1962 in Port Washington, Wisconsin; daughter of Paul J. and Beverly M. Schultz Godersky. Growing up in Port, Geralyn attended St. Mary School and Port High.
On September 4, 1982, she married Thomas A. “Tom” DeBroux, also of Port Washington at St. Peter of Alcantara Catholic Church in Port Washington. Over the years, Geralyn worked in the deli at Sentry Foods in Port. In 1994, the family moved to Ripon. There, she worked at the local Pick ‘N Save Grocery. In August, 2013, she returned to Port Washington.
Geralyn is survived by her husband Tom, her son Andrew (Erin) DeBroux of Seattle, daughter Jennifer (Jason Vanier) DeBroux of West Bend, granddaughter Azalée DeBroux; her sisters Donna (Donald) Greiveldinger of Port Washington, Carla (Jeffrey) Leak of Belgium and Paula (Kevin Schoeder) Freeman of Grafton, her brother Gerald (Carron) Godersky of Port Washington; her father-in-law Jerold (the late Shirley) DeBroux of Port Washington; brothers-in-law Dean (Amy) DeBroux of Fort Myers, FL, David (Lynn) DeBroux of Menomonee Falls and Dan DeBroux of California; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her sister Gail Volkman.
A family gathering celebrating Geralyn’s life will be established for the Summer, 2015. Memorials to the family or charity of your choice appreciated.