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Geraldine “Gerry” Mae (Esau) Stufflebeam

d. August 31, 2021

Geraldine “Gerry” Mae (Esau) Stufflebeam, 92, passed away on August 31, 2021.

She was born on May 4, 1929 at a hospital in Newton, Kansas, to Bruno and Emma Esau.

Gerry attended grade school at Christian Day School in Newton, one year of high school in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and then moved back to Newton, Kansas, where she finished school at Newton High.

In 1946 Gerry married Carrel H. Williams in Newton; he passed away July 24, 1963. Later she married Clyde O. Stufflebeam on January 9, 1971, in Topeka, Kansas. He preceded her in death on September 24, 1989.

Gerry is survived by her daughter, Evelyn Cook; brother, Kenneth Esau; sister, Annetta Gehring; 17 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Carrel Williams; husband, Clyde Stufflebeam; infant daughter, Lily Ann Williams; son, Henry Williams; daughters, Carrellen Lewis and Patty Steadman; son-in-law, Richard Steadman; brother, Derrill Esau; sister Arlene Adams; and grandson, Timothy Block.

A visitation will take place from 1:00p.m. – 5:00p.m., Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at Petersen Funeral Home, 215 N. Main, in Newton, Kansas. Private inurnment will take place at Walton Cemetery at a later date.

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