Geraldine B. Pilgrim
Sept. 19, 1934 — July 23, 2017

Geraldine B. Pilgrim passed away on Sunday, July 23, 2017, at the age of 82.

Geraldine was born September 19, 1934, in Washington, D.C. Her father was a chief petty officer in the Navy and as a child she lived all over the United States.

Geraldine worked for many years as the administrative assistant at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Hartland.

She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Gary; daughter Theresa (Steven) Ursin; sons Todd Ralenkotter and Tony (Anne) Ralenkotter; grandchildren Michael (Laura) Ursin and Daniel (Erin) Ursin, Rebecca Ursin, Maria Ralenkotter and Julia Ralenkotter; and great-grandson Benjamin Ursin. She was eagerly awaiting the arrival of a great-granddaughter in August.

Preceding her in death were her parents Herbert and Mildred Lemons. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, September 19, at 11 a.m. at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 111 Church St., Hartland. Visitation with the family will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Memorials are suggested to the First Congregational Church UCC, Hartland or the Alzheimer’s Association.

Evert-Luko Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-367-2156 or visit online at