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 - Geraldine Minar PONTIAC - Geraldine Minar, 91,...
Geraldine Minar PONTIAC - Geraldine Minar, 91, Pontiac, died at 12:35 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 19, 2011) at her residence. residence. A celebration celebration of Geraldine 's life will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Martin Fu-n Fu-n Fu-n e r a 1 Geraldine Minar Home, Pontiac, with the Rev. Gretchen Stinebaugh officiating. officiating. Burial will be in South Side Cemetery, Pontiac. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorials in Geral-dine's Geral-dine's Geral-dine's name may be made to OSF Hospice. Geraldine was born Oct. 29, 1919, in Pontiac, a daughter of James and Laura Mitchell Downey. She married married Eugene Harold Decker on Oct. 22, 1937, at Peoria. He preceded her in death April 1, 1945. She later married married Roy E. Minar on Sept. 8, 1951, at Peoria. He preceded her in death Sept. 20, 1992. Survivors include one son, James (Judy) Decker, Eldon, Mo.; five daughters, Rose Ziegler, Karen Coyne and Linda (Robert) Lane, all of Pontiac; Donna Trout, Bloomington; and Carol (Dung) Nguyen, Santa Anna, Calif.; 29 grandchildren; grandchildren; 46 great -grandchildren; -grandchildren; -grandchildren; and 18 great-greatgrandchildren. great-greatgrandchildren. great-greatgrandchildren. great-greatgrandchildren. Geraldine was preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters, three sons and two grandsons. Geraldine was educated in St. Mary's School in Pontiac and was a Catholic. She was a past member of the former Pontiac Moose Lodge. She was employed in the dietary department at OSF St. James Hospital for many years. This obituary may be viewed and private condolences condolences left at www.martin-funeralhomes.com. www.martin-funeralhomes.com. www.martin-funeralhomes.com. Obituary military American Visitation: Sunday home. Memorials: Historical Danforth charity of choice. Survivors: Jeannie Decatur; Clifton; Vad-bunker, Edward Vad-bunker, Vadbunker, Rita (Roy) grandchildren; great-grandchildren. great-grandchildren. Please book at BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL LaVerna Neuhalfen LaVerna 80, Henry, Bloomington at 2:10 (Oct. 19, 2011) at her residence. residence. Service: 11 a.m. Saturday, Mass of Christian burial at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Thomas officiate. Burial: Cemetery, Henry. Visitation: today, with at 7 p.m., a.m. Saturday, church. Memorials: Cancer Johnson Henry, is arrangements. Area Jani (Daniel) Bloomington. policy

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  2. 21 Oct 2011, Fri,
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