November 18, 1946 - March 10, 2020
Geraldine Blanche Martindale, 73, of Kalkaska passed away on Tuesday March 10, 2020 with loved ones by her side. She was born on November 18, 1946 to the late Gerald “Ray” and Blanch Leach in Grayling Michigan. Anyone who knew Geraldine knew she love to crochet, from making blankets for the grandchildren and great-grandchildren to hats and mittens to donate, she could crochet anything. Geraldine enjoyed a game of cribbage, playing a hand of cards, and spending time with her family and friends. She was affectionately known as “Granny” to many and had an infectious laugh. Above all else, she loved her family, and was proud of their achievements, especially her grandchildren. She will be greatly missed. Geraldine will be lovingly remembered by her children: Chris (Greg) Medell, Ray (Shawn) Martindale, Laura Roe, Leon Martindale, grandchildren: Alexis (Alex) Baldwin, Austin, Christian, Evan, Reese and Katherine Medell, Kelsea, Kaila and Tanner Martindale, Cyndy and Jacob Martindale, Sarah and Danny Holland, Marcus and Jacob Martindale, 4 great-grandchildren, siblings: Leon “Snuffy” Leach, Loraine Mishler and Diane Morey. She is preceded in death by her husband Fred, parents, and siblings: Jerry Leach, Alice Kalas and Nadine Miles. A Celebration of life will be held for Geraldine on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 2:00 PM at the Kalkaska Funeral Home with visitation beginning at 1:00 PM. Memorial Contributions in Geraldine's memory may be made to Heartland Hospice or Love in Action. Arrangements have been entrusted to Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Geraldine Blanche Martindale, 73, of Kalkaska passed away on Tuesday March 10, 2020 with loved ones by her side. She was born on November 18, 1946 to the late Gerald “Ray” and Blanch Leach in Grayling Michigan. Anyone who knew Geraldine... View Obituary & Service Information
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