Geralyn Buchheit

Monday, October 9, 2006

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Geralyn A. Buchheit, 49, of Perryville died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis.

She was born Nov. 20, 1956, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Bertrand Vincent and Margie Jean Brewer Mattingly. She and Gary J. Buchheit were married Nov. 8, 1975, in Perryville.

Buchheit was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and a volunteer at the church's thrift store in Perryville. She was a former member of Christ the Savior Catholic Church and Blessed Sacrament Sodality in Brewer, Mo., and Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

Survivors include her parents, Bertrand and Margie Mattingly, of Perryville; her husband, Gary Buchheit of Perryville; two daughters, Angela L. Smith of Arnold, Mo., and Jenny M. Buchheit of Springfield, Mo.; five brothers, Mark Mattingly, Kris Mattingly and Bruce Mattingly, all of Perryville, Kent Mattingly of Jackson and Brady Mattingly of Carthage, Mo.; three sisters, Lisa McGivern of Edwardsville, Ill., Connie Prost of Perryville and Kathy LaRose of Tallahassee, Fla.; a brother-in-law, Earl W. Buchheit of Perryville; and two grandsons.

Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, with parish wake at 5 p.m., and from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Young and Sons Funeral Chapel in Perryville.

Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Revs. Kevin Fausz and Henry Grodecki officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.