|Birth: ||May 28, 1916|
|Death: ||Nov. 7, 2009|
1916 - 2009
STEWARTSVILLE, Mo. — Geneva M. Ganote, 93, Stewartsville, passed away Saturday, November 7, 2009, at Heartland Regional Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family, in St. Joseph.
Geneva was born on May 28, 1916, in Maysville, Mo., to Willard A. and Ethel (Salmon) Botts. She graduated from high school and became owner of a restaurant in downtown St. Joseph.
After graduating from Cosmetology School, she owned and operated her own beauty shop in St. Joseph, retiring after a 60 year career.
Geneva was a Christian. She was a member of O.E.S. #58 and numerous other social organizations in St. Joseph.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Marion Ganote; one brother; and one grandson, Billy M. Pettijohn.
Survivors include her son, Robert Pettijohn and wife, Carolyn, of Stewartsville; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Ruby Miller, St. Joseph; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Service: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel. Interment: Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will begin after 12 p.m. Monday at the Chapel, where the family will receive friends 6 to 8:00 p.m. Monday.
The family suggests memorials to Susan G. Komen For The Cure.
St Joseph News Press 11-9-2009
Marion Ganote (____ - 1996)*
Robert Pettijohn (1935 - 2012)*
Saint Joseph Memorial Park
Plot: Maple Lawn, Lot 918, # 2
Created by: Kathy Topping
Record added: Nov 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44131108