|Geraldine E. Anderson, 91, of Galesburg, IL, died at 9:06 p.m. Saturday, October 29, 2011 in Galesburg Cottage Hospital.
She was born on July 7, 1920 in Fleming, Colo. to Herman and Nettie Grauberger Sonnenberg. She married Kenneth M. Anderson in Fleming on June 14, 1949.
Geraldine is survived by her husband, Kenneth Anderson; three sons, Eugene C. (and Diane) Anderson of Streator, Ill., Terry L. Anderson of Ft. Wayne, Ind. and Brian K. (and Sherri) Anderson of Galesburg; one sister, Glenis (and Ellis) Schmidt of Fleming; five grandchildren, Ian (and Khristine) Anderson, Jennifer (and Adam) Pettinger, Nathan (and Jenny) Anderson, Nick Anderson and Alex Anderson; and two great grandchildren, Owen and Kyle Anderson.
She was preceded in death by a sister.
She taught elementary school and preschool in Ft. Morgan, Colo., Altona, Ill. and at the Covenant Church in Galesburg. She was a 1938 graduate of Harding High School, Fleming and a 1942 graduate of the University of Colorado.
Geraldine was a member of the Covenant Church where she taught Sunday school and was active in its women's Circle. She was also a 50 year member of the University of Colorado Alumni Association.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, November 3, 2011 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel with Rev. Thomas Ek officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at the Chapel. Burial will be in East Linwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Covenant Church. Online condolences may be left at www.h-p-w.com.