On July 26, 1958, she was united in marriage to Cecil W. Eldridge in Hamilton County, Indiana. He preceded her in death.
Geraldine was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She loved her family and took pleasure in attending church. She enjoyed reading, making crafts and music. Geraldine was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.
Survivors include her son, Keith C. (Rebecca) Eldridge of Kirklin; stepson, Jerry W. Eldridge of Murray, Kentucky; three grandchildren, Amber (Devon) Peppers of Forest, Nicole Horney of Michigantown, and Crystle Horney of Kirklin; four step grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and a sister, Ruth Ellen Hale of Zionsville.
In addition to her parents and husband, Geraldine was preceded in death by three brothers, Russell Ottinger, Gerald Ottinger, and Bruce Taylor; a sister, Becky Newman; stepdaughter, Barbara Hodges; and brother in law, Richard Hale.
Funeral Services are planned for 2:00 p.m., on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana. Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. until the time of services. Interment will follow at Mts. Runn Cemetery in Boone County, Indiana.
Memorials may be directed in her memory to the charity of the donor’s choice.