Geraldine E. Prenta, 86, Frazee, MN died Tuesday, September 18 at the Frazee Care Center.
A gathering honoring the life of Geraldine will be held on Sunday, September 30 from 3-6 at the Event 34 center in Detroit Lakes, MN. (28068 MN-34, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501)
Geraldine Evelyn Mayberry was born April 28, 1932 in White Earth, MN to Charles and Elizabeth (Taylor) Mayberry. In 1949, Geraldine was united in marriage to Jarvis Crowell Jr. They had two children: Charlotte and Marvin Crowell. In 1961, she married John Bergstrom and together had three children: John, Joel and Sheila Bergstrom. In 1975, Geraldine was united in marriage to Stan Prenta and they had a son, Stanley Prenta Jr. Geraldine was a very talented seamstress, musician and cook. During her working career she was a truck driver and took in many parts of the United States during her routes.
Geraldine is survived by her children: Charlotte Block, John Bergstrom, Joel Bergstrom and Sheila Bergstrom and two close granddaughters: Emily and Andi Peake along with 19 additional grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers: Marvin Mayberry, Clayton Mayberry and Robert Mayberry.
She is preceded in death by her parents, granddaughter: Quinn Archer, three sisters: Ardith Fingalson, Helen Halvorson and Shirley Ann Mayberry along with one brother, Johnny Mayberry.