Geneva Mae, (Hessling), Wnuk, 98, of St. Louis Mo passed away March 13, 2019.
Visitation will be held from 4:00pm – 8:00pm on March 17th, 2019 at Kutis Funeral Home at 10151 Gravois Rd. St. Louis Mo. 63123. A funeral service at Kutis Chapel Monday March 18th 12:00noon, internment following at JB National Cemetery.
Geneva was born Sept. 4th 1920 in Peach Orchard Arkansaw to Henry and Rhoda Roberts. She was preceded in death by husband Albert Harris, Everette Hessling, John Wnuk and son Richard Hessling . She was preceded in death by 6 brothers and 2 sisters. Survivors include son and daughter in law Bob and (Maureen) Harris, daughter Dorothy Jackson , Son’s Roy, and Roger Hessling; Sister, Mary Louise Ayers; Brother’s, Frank and Darel Roberts; Many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren as well as special friends Sally Hight and Mary Duffe.
In Genevas life she worked on the family farm, was a nurses aid at Malcolm Bliss Hospital, She was a teamster when she worked at Bussman Fuse, was an avid doll collector, played wash tub base and spoons in a kitchen band and was a member of Bayless Baptist Church. She retired from Lutheran Medical Center in 1982. Geneva passed along her love of God, love of family and friends, love of music and life its self to everyone she knew.
When Geneva was 80 years old she obtained custody of Kaitlin Geneva (Hessling) Cape and raised her until Kaitlin married and started a family of her own.