When her family returned to Oakland, she worked at St. Francis Riding Academy. She and Robert Genisman met again after he completed four years in the U.S. Navy and were married in 1956.
Throughout her life, she worked with horses: teaching, judging, training, mentoring, and directing riding academies, including the direction of the early stages of Spring Down Equestrian Center.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Genisman; children Elizabeth Huber, Linda Belleville and David Genisman; siblings Suzie Mason, William Curley and Judy Ranzer; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Donations may be made to DreamPower Horsemanship, 12425 Foothill Ave. #8, San Martin, CA 95046, or online at dreampowerhorsemanship.com.
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