Geraldine worked for 17 years at Kroger Grocery Store, in Belleville, IL. She was a past president of Smithton Turner Society and a member of the St. Clair Farm Bureau. She loved dancing, music, and enjoyed painting. Geraldine was very outgoing and never met a stranger.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 51 years, Elmer Yung, whom she married on April 12, 1947, and who died on May 10, 1998; her parents, Chester and Amie, nee Shearon, Powers; her four brothers, Leo Powers, Chester Powers Jr., Eugene Powers, and Raymond Powers; and two sisters, Celestine Peludat and Margaret Fernandez.
She is survived by her children, Chester (Kathleen) Yung, Anna Yung, and Hunter (Shannon) Yung;
seven grandchildren, Jason Platz, Krystal Irby, Randi Hoffarth, Shawna Hoffarth, David Hoffarth, Nicholas Yung, and Brittany Yung;
many loving great-grandchildren;
and a sister-in-law, Marlene Powers.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 15, 2023, at Smithton City Cemetery, Smithton, IL, with Deacon Corby Valentine officiating.
Burial will be in Smithton City Cemetery, Smithton, IL.