Geraldine Frances Haire, 76, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, in Norman. She was born on Sept. 2, 1938, to Willard and Frances Vinton in Hyannis, Neb. Geri grew up on the ranch in Nebraska and was a dedicated Huskers football fan. She also enjoyed OKC Thunder games and was a bull riding fan. She worked with her husband at their Vinhairetage Corp. alarm company. She was an involved church member at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church where she worked in the funeral ministry. She was faithful to God and enjoyed going to Mass. She was known for her abundant use of Holy Water, blessing everything in sight. She loved to garden, mow her own lawn and most of all laugh. She found humor in everything. Geri is survived by her two children, Karen Lynn Haire and Jon J. Haire; three sisters, Patricia Vinton, Rosalie and John Jarboe and Mary and Dan Sahli; one brother, Bill and Eithe Vinton; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other loving family members. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Jon Edward Haire. Funeral Mass was Saturday, Oct 11, at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church in Moore. Interment followed at the Moore Cemetery. Services were under the direction of John Ireland Funeral Home.
Published on  October 15, 2014