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Reta Geraldine Agans

October 30, 1929 -
September 19, 2022

Reta Geraldine [Geri] Agans passed away on September 19, 2022, at her home in Savoy IL. She was 92.

Geri was born on Oct. 30, 1929 in Winchester IL to James and Minnie Smith Lashmett. She was the 5th of 15 children.

Geri attended high school in Winchester. She had many stories of growing up on a farm in the 1930…read more

Reta Geraldine [Geri] Agans passed away on September 19, 2022, at her home in Savoy IL. She was 92.

Geri was born on Oct. 30, 1929 in Winchester IL to James and Minnie Smith Lashmett. She was the 5th of 15 children.

Geri attended high school in Winchester. She had many stories of growing up on a farm in the 1930’s before indoor plumbing and electricity. Geri always said that her memories of those early days on the farm in

Winchester were some of her favorites. She received a nursing degree from Our Saviors Nursing School in Jacksonville IL.

Geri and Donald L. Agans married were on Dec.3, 1950. They built a home in Savoy IL in 1965 where they raised their four sons.

Geri retired from McKinley Hospital at the U of I as a nurse after many years of service.

Geri and Don had many wonderful adventures in retirement before Don’s passing in 2014 – traveling throughout the USA and enjoying their many friends in Savoy and Florida. Geri enjoyed dancing and fishing with husband Don, painting , playing bridge and working in her garden especially in her retirement years.

Geri was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Don, and their son Donald L. Agans JR.

Geri is survived by children- (James W., Alane), (Eric L., Vicki) ,(Jay J., Helen). Grandchildren- Valerie Wyatt, Christine Agans, Kathryn Agans and Adam Agans. Great grandchildren- Haylee Edgar and Dustin Edgar. Siblings- Jack (Dorothy)Lashmett, Larry (Nancy)Lashmett, Carol Sellars (Bob) and Linda Slagle (Ron).

She was also preceded in death by 7 brothers and 3 sisters.

Visitation will be held Monday September 26 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Morgan funeral home Savoy.

Burial directly afterward at Prairie View cemetery in Savoy.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lurie Children’s Hospital, Chicago.

Condolences may be offered at www.morganmemorialhome.com.

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Visitation Information

Date: Monday, September 26, 2022

Time: 01:00 pm

Morgan Memorial Home

Address:

1304 Regency Dr. West
Savoy, Illinois 61874

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