In memory of
Geraldine R. Collins
In memory of
Geraldine R. Collins
GALESBURG - Geraldine R. Collins, Galesburg, died July 25, 2020, at Seminary Manor, Galesburg. She was born Dec. 30, 1924, in Galesburg, the daughter of Ray H. and Helen (Nelson) Myers. Geraldine spent most of her life in Galesburg, graduating from Galesburg High School. She married William J. Collins on Nov. 11, 1950, and gave birth to a son, Michael W. Collins, on Dec. 9, 1951. Sadly, Michael died Aug. 31, 1961, at the age of 10. Her husband died April 13, 1991. Geraldine worked many years for Illinois Power Co. as secretary to Jack McGuire, who was the office manager. She also worked several years for United Way of Knox County. She was a member of the Professional Secretaries Club. Geraldine belonged to both Immaculate Heart of Mary Church and Corpus Christi Church, both in Galesburg. She belonged to the Corpus Christi Altar and Rosary Society. Geraldine made many friends over the years of her life and she will be greatly missed. Cremation will be accorded. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, July 30, 2020, at St. Joseph Cemetery, Galesburg. Deacon Michael Crummer will officiate. Arrangements have been entrusted to Watson Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory, Galesburg. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.watsonthomas.com.
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In memory of
Geraldine R. Collins
GALESBURG - Geraldine R. Collins, Galesburg, died July 25, 2020, at Seminary Manor, Galesburg. She was born Dec. 30, 1924, in Galesburg, the daughter of Ray H. and Helen (Nelson) Myers. Geraldine spent most of her life in Galesburg, graduating from Galesburg High School. She married William J. Collins on Nov. 11, 1950, and gave birth to a son, Michael W. Collins, on Dec. 9, 1951. Sadly, Michael died Aug. 31, 1961, at the age of 10. Her husband died April 13, 1991. Geraldine worked many years for Illinois Power Co. as secretary to Jack McGuire, who was the office manager. She also worked several years for United Way of Knox County. She was a member of the Professional Secretaries Club. Geraldine belonged to both Immaculate Heart of Mary Church and Corpus Christi Church, both in Galesburg. She belonged to the Corpus Christi Altar and Rosary Society. Geraldine made many friends over the years of her life and she will be greatly missed. Cremation will be accorded. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, July 30, 2020, at St. Joseph Cemetery, Galesburg. Deacon Michael Crummer will officiate. Arrangements have been entrusted to Watson Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory, Galesburg. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.watsonthomas.com.
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1849 N Seminary St
Galesburg, IL 61401
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