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Geraldine 'Geri' (Finet) Willard

November 13, 1930 ~ April 23, 2022 (age 91)

Obituary

     Geraldine ‘Geri’ Willard, 91, of Danville, formerly of Westville, passed away at 6:56am, Saturday, April 23, 2022, at her home.  She was born the daughter of Adhemar and Leona {Williamson} Finet on November 13, 1930, in Midway, Westville, Illinois.  She married Paul Willard on November 23, 1946.
     She is survived by her daughters, Linda (Danny) Hillary of Catlin, Marilyn Willard of Westville, Vickie Johnson of Westville, Teresa (Rick) Magers of Tilton and bonus daughter, Jackie Ledwon; her grandchildren, Todd Kupcik of Westville, Angela (Todd) Green of Georgetown, Tracy (Dave) McCrae of Catlin, Holly McMasters of Georgetown, Joshua Johnson of Westville, Ryan Cox of Danville, Justin Johnson of Las Vegas, NV, and Rachel Cox of Tilton; her 15 great grandchildren; 6 great-great grandchildren; her sister-in-law, Edwina Finet of Monticello; and many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Paul; her daughter & son-in-law, Paula & Dennis Devore; her sister, Carole Toth; her brother, Arthur Finet; and a great-great grandson.
     Geri attended Georgetown High School.  She retired from Tee-Pak.  After retirement, she and Paul founded Granny Goose Fashions.  She liked to watch Chicago Cubs and Illini games.  She also enjoyed playing Bingo, Skipbo, and doing pencil art.  She also loved looking at all the many, many pictures of her grandkids she had displayed everywhere.
    A celebration of Geri’s life will be held at 1:00pm, Thursday, April 28, 2022, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Westville, Illinois 414 S State St. Westville, Illinois 61883 with Pastor John Mincey officiating.  Visitation will be held 11:30am to 1:00pm on Thursday prior to her service at the funeral home.  She will be laid to rest in Sunset Memorial Park, Danville.  Memorial donations may be given in her name to donor’s choice of charity.  Please join her family in sharing memories through her Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
April 28, 2022

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Sunset-Urbas Funeral Chapel
414 S. State Street
Westville, , IL 61883

Funeral Service
Thursday
April 28, 2022

1:00 PM
Sunset-Urbas Funeral Chapel
414 S. State Street
Westville, , IL 61883

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