Geraldine Willmington, 91, Brainerd, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2001, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd.
She was born Nov. 8, 1909, in Hillview, Ill., to Troy and Jessie (Osborne) Dawdy. She married Ralph Willmington on June 15, 1932, in Jerseyville, Ill. They farmed until 1946 then moved to Chicago and later to Kenosha, Wis. They retired to the Brainerd lakes area. She was active in Good News Clubs with Child Evangelism for many years. She served as a church pianist and in puppet ministry. She attended Lakewood Evangelical Free Church.
Survivors include her husband, Ralph; two sons, Clay Willmington, Conover, N.C., and Edwin Willmington, Scottsdale, Ariz.; a daughter, Josephine Gilbertson, Brainerd; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Two brothers died earlier.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home with Pastor Dan Drown officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Nisswa.
Friends may call one hour before services Saturday the funeral home.
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