Georgia Papacek Ryan, 88, of Lowell passed away Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 at Clearwater Valley Hospital in Orofino.
Georgia was born Aug. 9, 1929 to Joseph and Anna Dolezal Papacek in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
As a young girl she was very active in several organizations. She was a member of the Sokol’s, the ZCBJ and CSPS. She graduated from High School in Marion, Iowa in 1947.
On March 6, 1949 she married Harlan LeRoy Ryan.
Georgia worked for Blue Cross Blue Shield as a Customer Service Representative and was an Activity Director for Citadel Care Center in the 1980s in Mesa, Ariz.
Georgia was a lifelong fan of The Chicago Cubs. In the 90s Georgia was a national bowling champion.
She was preceded in death by her son David Ryan, a sister Anna Mae Carson, her grandson Kurt Peterson and her parents.
She is survived by her husband Harlan LeRoy Ryan of Lowell, son Steven (Ann) Ryan of Lowell, daughter Pamela (Jerry) Peterson of Mesa, grandchildren Nicole Brue, Charles (Tracy) Peterson, Courtney (Wes) Davenport, Lee Ryan of Pullman, Quinton Ryan of Lewiston, Stephanie Ryan of Clarkston, Scott Ryan of Anken, Iowa, daughter-in-law Jill Ryan and 13 great-grandchildren.
At her request there will be no formal service.
She is loved and will be missed by all her family and friends.