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Geraldine Ruth Captain

October 4, 1930 - January 24, 2019


Geraldine Ruth Captain passed away peacefully at the age of 88 on January 24, 2019 in Salem, Oregon.  Geraldine was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1930 to Josephine and Michael Jurewicz.  She moved with her family to Salem, Oregon when she was approximately one year old.  There she met Clyde Captain and they were married in 1951.  They had four children; Michael Captain, Deborah Ashford, Sandra Captain, and Brenda Smith.  She also had nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.  Geraldine was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Clyde; daughter Deborah; and a brother Donald DuMond.  Geraldine worked for the Employment Department as an Administrative Assistant until her retirement in 1988.  Her hobbies included reading, knitting, quilting and sewing.  Graveside services will be held on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Restlawn Cemetery, 201 Oak Grove Rd., Salem.  Assisting the family is Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service.

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