Obituaries » Geraldine Ann Raupfer (Goodman)

November 24, 1928 - August 15, 2019

Funeral Service Date
August 20, 2019
Funeral Service Time
10:30 am

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Geraldine (Gerry) Ann Raupfer, age 90, died peacefully In her sleep Aug. 15, 2019. Geraldine was born to the late Joseph and Mary Bertha Goodman on November 24, 1928 in Fort Wayne. She is a charter Member of St. Jude’s where she attended grade school and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School in 1946. She married James Raupfer in 1949. Gerry was active in Fort Wayne Woman’s Club, the Woman’s Club of the Philharmonic, Jr. Woman’s Club, Alpha Gamma Nu Sorority, Cameo, Gourmet of Fort Wayne, Gadibouts, Daughters of Isabella, and was also active in St. Jude’s Altar and Rosary Society and Senior Club. Gerry enjoyed playing cards, going on bus trips and going to lunch with friends. Gerry is survived by her daughter Sharon Black and son Ed (Gwen) Raupfer, granddaughter Janet Black, and grandson-in-law Todd Crago, sister-in-law Karen Raupfer, plus many nieces and nephews. Gerry was preceded in death by her husband Jim, and her granddaughter Kelly Crago, her brothers; Joe Goodman, Don Goodman and her in-laws Eloise (Bob) Harmeyer and Don Raupfer. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am, Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at Saint Jude Catholic Church, 2130 Pemberton DR with calling one hour prior. Visitation will be held Monday, August 19, 2019, 4 pm – 8 pm. at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne, with a Vigil service at 4:30pm. Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St Jude Catholic Church or to the Masses. To sign the online guest book, go to

Visitation Information:

Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

Vigil setvice at 4:30pm

Visitation Date

August 19, 2019

Visitation Time

04:00 pm – 08:00 pm

Additional Info

Vigil setvice at 4:30pm

Funeral Service Information:

St. Jude Catholic Church-Fort Wayne

Phone: 260-484-6609

Address: 2155 Randallia Fort Wayne IN, 46805

Service Date: August 19, 2019

Service Time: 4:00 pm

Service Notes: Calling 1 hour prior

Funeral Service Date

August 20, 2019

Funeral Service Time

10:30 am

Additional Info

Calling 1 hour prior

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