The Washington Times-Herald

August 20, 2013

Geraldine B. Wood

Sept. 7, 1923 - Aug. 16

---- — INDIANAPOLIS — Geraldine B. Wood, 89, passed away Friday. She was born Sept. 7, 1923, in Mitchell, the daughter of the late Charles and Iva (O’Brien) Standley. She graduated from Washington High School.

Geraldine is survived by her son, Drew and his wife, Peggy; her sister, Gleda Cramer (Standley); two grandchildren, Aaron (wife Beth) and Courtney; three great-grandchildren (Carter Cook, Grace, and Alexander Wood; she is also survived by eight nieces and nephews and their families and Gloria Lewis, a niece who spent much of her childhood with Geraldine and was like a daughter to her. Geraldine was preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra Rae; and two brothers, Gerald Dwight and Charles Lowell.

Geraldine was employed by Indiana University and IUPUI for more than 25 years. She was active in Phi Beta Kappa sorority and Southport Christian Church. There will be no calling and services will be private. Geraldine will be buried in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon. Online condolences may be shared with the family at