Barbara Gean “Geanie” Wallendorff (December 21, 1935 – March 22, 2020)


PHOENIX, Ariz. — Barbara Gean “Geanie” Wallendorff, 84, passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at the Gardiner Home in Phoenix, Ariz. She was a resident of Gilbert, Ariz. for the past year and former longtime resident of Rock Springs, Wyo.  

Geanie was born on December 21, 1935 in Deming, N.M. the daughter of Gerald B. Greeman and Beulah Hutchinson.

She attended schools in Alamosa, Colo. and was a 1952 graduate of Alamosa High School. Geanie also attended and graduated from North Western Community College as a dental hygenist.

She married Robert T. Wallendorff in Taos, N.M. on November 24, 1952 and he preceded her in death on October 19, 2017.

Geanie was employed by John Pernich, DDS as a dental hygenist for 20-plus years. 

She was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Community and spent many hours at the Adoration Chapel. Geanie enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and she also volunteered for Hospice of Sweetwater County for fifteen years. 

She is survived by three sons Melvin G. Wallendorff and wife Kim of Queen Creek, Ariz., Lawrence Wallendorff and wife Julie of Loveland, Colo. and Robert T. Wallendorff II and wife Dodie of Rock Springs, Wyo.; two brothers Walter Greeman and wife Joc of Tishomingo, Okla. and Michael Dee Greeman of Alamosa, Colo.; six grandchildren Brad Wallendorff and wife Stephanie, Amanda Stevens and husband Andy, Trevor Zancanella and wife Jayla, Matthew Wallendorff, Jill Arquelles and husband Richard and Marty Evans; 12 great-grandchildren; several cousins, nieces, nephews and special friend Marc Zimmerman. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Robert; her son Scott Wallendorff; two brothers Pat Greeman and Gerald B. Greeman II, and a grandson Mark Evans.

The family of Barbara Gean “Geanie” Wallendorff respectfully requests donations be made in her memory to the Gardiner Home/Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85014 

Cremation will take place and there will be private family services.

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