Geraldine (Geri) Witte Hilt, 73, of Weiser, Idaho, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 14, 2023. Geri was born January 5, 1950 in Weiser, ID and was raised there by her mother and father Ardith A. Anderson and John A. Witte.
She attended Weiser High School where she graduated in 1968. After graduation she attended Boise State College. Geri would return to Weiser and there met Bruce Floyd Hilt who she married September 4, 1970.
Geri and Bruce lived most of their lives in Weiser. They loved fishing and camping together. She was the mother of two children, John Lee born August 26, 1974, and Trisha Lynn born December 30, 1975. Geri was a stay-at-home Mom and supported all the sports and school activities of her children, attending all games and programs. She enjoyed arts and crafts, spending time spoiling her grandkids and loved her cats.
Geri was stricken with MS and spent many years in a wheelchair. She was recently diagnosed with untreatable cancer which was the primary cause of her death.
Geri was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Bruce F. Hilt, her mother, Ardith A. Anderson Witte, her father, John A. Witte, her aunt, Patricia A. (Pat) Harberd, and her brother-in-law, Tony Moura.
She leaves behind her children, JL and Trisha; 3 grandchildren, Chance L. Hilt, Connor R.(Camila) Hilt, and Lainey G. Hilt; 1 great grandchild, Lorenzo Bruce Hilt; her sister, Neena Witte of Ontario, OR; her uncle Monte K. (Gerry) Anderson of North Ogden, UT; her cousins Jim (Darla) Harberd of Weiser, Tim (Laurie) Harberd of Jerome, ID, and Lisa (Brad) Grover of Eagle, ID; as well as 1 nephew, Jeff Moura; and many friends.
She will be missed by all. At this time, there will be no funeral services. A Graveside Memorial Service will be in the spring when it’s warm and there are lots of flowers.
Arrangements are under the direction of Thomason Funeral Home.