Geraldine Wilson

September 13, 1932 - June 6, 2021

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Wilson, Geraldine (Gerry) Ansteatt, of Daleville, Virginia, passed away on Sunday, June 6, 2021. She was born in Clermont County, Ohio on September 13, 1932. She was the eldest daughter of the late Arnold Ansteatt and Josephine Work Ansteatt. She was also preceded in death by her loving husband of 56 years, Kenneth Powell Wilson; and grandson, Kenny Wilson. She is survived by her son, Philip and his wife, Cindy, of Irvine, California; her daughter, Claudia and her husband, Bryan Pittenger, of Roanoke, Virginia; five grandchildren, Candice, Pete, and Julia Wilson, and Corinna and Bethany Pittenger; two sisters, Nancy Ansteatt Kors and Arlene Ansteatt Wolff; and many nieces and nephews.
Gerry was a graduate of Owensville High School, Ohio, Georgetown College, Kentucky, and the University of Cincinnati, Ohio. She taught in the Finneytown Local School District, Princeton School District, and the Sharonville United Methodist Church Preschool/Kindergarten in Ohio. Gerry served as Director of the Preschool/Kindergarten for twelve years and Kindergarten teacher for five years. She also supervised Junior student teachers for Northern Kentucky University.
Gerry and her husband served in several Cincinnati Baptist Churches in the field of music. Gerry was a pianist and organist.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 10, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the Oakey's East Chapel.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 11:00 AM at the Hodapp Funeral Home,  6041 Hamilton Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45224. The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the funeral home prior to the funeral. Burial will follow in the Arlington Memorial Gardens in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Memorials may be made to Matthew 25 Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, Blue Ash, Ohio 45242 or the Gideons International.


Art and Jean Pettit - Jun 12, 2021
We knew Gerry as both a fellow teaching professional and neighbor, and our sons are close friends. We appreciate Gerry in all those roles and the relationship between our families. We share our condolences with her wonderful family.
Debbie Handkins - Jun 10, 2021
Gerry and Powell were such a precious couple! And Gerry was a wise, inspirational, encouraging presence any time I worked with her. She will be surely missed.
Barb Deimling - Jun 10, 2021
Geri was a member of the LIMM Investment Club of which I was financial secretary. I really enjoyed having her as a member. She was a beautiful person and a great friend. May she rest in peace.
Bev oyler - Jun 10, 2021
So sorry. Your parents were friends of my parents The Emerson’s for many years.
Elaine Leist - Jun 9, 2021
As one of the retired SUMC teachers I can say I have so many fond memories of Gerry from the years we spent there together.May she rest in peace.
Tom Maniaci - Jun 8, 2021
Gerry and Powell were a most loving couple. She was so thankful to move to Virginia after Powell died. She would send me pictures of her precious grandchildren. A woman of strong faith who lovingly serve her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ
Laree - Jun 8, 2021
Powell and Gerry were long time members of our church, Sunday School class and small group. We have many good memories that included both Gerry and Powell.