Genevieve Amalia Pieretti

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Genevieve Amalia Pieretti

Genevieve Amalia Pieretti, Age 98, formally of Carson City, Nevada passed away on September 4th, 2011 at the Emeritus Home in Reno, Nevada. Preceded in death by her husband Eugene Pieretti; parents William F. and Mathilda Pohlman and niece Kay Philpott, Georgetown, Texas. Survived by nieces, Patricia Wagner, Omaha, Nebraska; Norma Frey, San Luis Obispo,California and Gloria Pieretti; Oakland, California.

A native of Shellsburg, Iowa, she was born August 10, 1913.

She was educated in Lincoln, Nebraska and a graduate of the University of Nebraska. She also received a Master of Arts degree from Washington State University.

After teaching five years in Nebraska schools, Genevieve came to Nevada in 1939 to teach at Carson City High School. She later taught at Reno High School and the University of Nevada before becoming a State Consultant for Home Economics Education for the Nevada State Department of Education. She retired from that position in 1969.

She married Eugene Pieretti, July 1,1950. Eugene passed way December 27,1994.

Genevieve was a member of the Leisure Hour club of Carson City and the Friends of the Carson City Library.

As to her wishes, Genevieve was cremated and buried in Carson City, Nevada next to her husband, Eugene. No services are scheduled.

Published in Reno Gazette-Journal from Oct. 2 to Oct. 9, 2011
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