Geraldine "Jerry" Fern Caplinger, 67, of Mountain Home, died Saturday, May 17, 2008, at her home.
Services will be held on Thursday, May 22. A viewing will be held from 9-10:45 a.m. at Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel. Graveside services will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Mountain Home, beginning at 11 a.m. Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel.
Jerry was born on Aug. 9, 1940, in Malad, Idaho, the daughter of Alex and Selma Stephens. She has been in the Boise/Mountain Home area over the last 30 years. She retired from Micron after 24 years of work there.
"Jerry was very family orientated and loved to spend time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren," her family said. "She was a mom to many. She was very well loved and will be missed by many."
Jerry is survived by: her children, Jeffrey Stephens, Lori Caplinger, Neal Caplinger, Toni Walton, Michael Caplinger, Troy Caplinger, Ty Caplinger and all their significant others; her sister, Caroline Criddle of Utah; 28 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren and 13 step-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.