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Geraldine Marie (Dempsey) Guard

April 3, 1956 — August 17, 2020

Geraldine Marie Guard, 64, passed away on Monday, August 17, 2020 at her home.

Geraldine was born on April 3, 1956 in Chicago, IL, to James and Myrtle (Graham) Dempsey.

Surviving Geraldine are her children, David (Kristen Schroeder) Guard, Matthew Guard, and Wendy (Kevin) Dolson, all of Michigan City; 6 grandchildren, Ayden Schroeder, Alice Guard, Victoria Guard, Sean Holloway, Kendra Dolson, and Oliver Dolson; siblings, James (Louise) Dempsey and Judith Lipe; as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Daniel Guard; and siblings, John J. Dempsey and Cleo Haggard.

Geraldine was a bus driver for many years for Michigan City School District.  She enjoyed reading and the Chicago Bears.

The family wishes to express a special thank you to Geraldine's niece, Desiree (Rusty) Hoaglan for their special love and care for Geraldine.

Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family c/o David Guard, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN 46350.

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