Jeri Rewerts, 92, of Overland Park, KS, died unexpectedly on May 25, 2016, at home, from heart failure.
A celebration of her life will be held at Valley View United Methodist Church, 8412 W. 95th Street, Overland Park, KS, on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 11:00 AM. Jeri’s ashes will be placed next to Harold’s in the columbarium of the garden mausoleum in Mount Moriah Cemetery South, Kansas City, MO.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association via https://www.donatenow.heart.org/.
Geraldine Maurine (Jeri) Heath was born in Westmoreland, Kansas to George M. and Lillian E. Heath on February 4, 1924. She was the 9th of 10 children. Jeri graduated from high school in 1942 in Leoti, KS. After high school, she worked as a legal secretary before her marriage to Thomas H. (Harold) Rewerts, her high school sweetheart, on March 15, 1945. Together they had two daughters and three sons. While raising five children, she was active in her church and was an avid bridge player.
After her husband, Harold, died she worked as an administrative assistant before moving to the Overland Park area. There she worked in a sales office until her retirement. She also volunteered at the Overland Park Regional Medical Center.
She was a member of the Valley View United Methodist Church of Overland Park, KS. She remained active in her church and enjoyed working puzzles.
Her husband, Thomas H. (Harold) Rewerts preceded her in death in 1974.
She is survived by her children: two daughters, Joan K. Paik, Stewartstown, PA, and Marcia J. Myers, Atlanta, GA; three sons, Douglas H. Rewerts and his wife, Kathy, Canton, GA, Larry J. Rewerts and his wife, Charlotte, Lake Charles, LA, and Thomas L. Rewerts, Overland Park, KS; an ex-husband, Gene Feaster, Overland Park, KS; one sister, Gail Minor; Arcadia. CA, two sisters-in-law, Ruth Rewerts, Stafford, KS, and Lois Heath, Olathe, KS; and ten grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren; Randal Paik and wife, Jessica and son, Erik, Baltimore, MD, Angela Schaeffer and husband, Michael and children, Sophie and Mason, Williamstown, MA, J.D. Myers and wife, Laurie, and sons, Connor and Riley, Ellicott City, MD, Kevin Myers and wife, Amanda and children, Logan, Kinsley and A.J., Duluth, GA, Brady Rewerts, Phoenix, AZ, Jay Rewerts, Lake Charles, LA, Suzanne Rewerts, Baton Rouge, LA, Sara Rewerts Gerwig and husband, Chris and children, Hope, Christian and Luke, Saint Charles, IL, Matt Rewerts, Overland Park, KS, Claire Rewerts, Ames, IA; and numerous nieces and nephews. Please offer condolences at www.overlandparkchapel.com.