Geraldine C. Allen Marine City Geraldine C. Allen, age 77, died April 13, 2013. She was born November 7, 1935 in Falls City, Nebraska to the late Fred and Goldie Corn. Gerri graduated from Salem High School, class of 1953. She attended and received her teaching certificate from Peru Teachers College in Peru, Nebraska and later received her Bachelors degree and Masters of Education degree from Wayne State University graduating in 1971. She worked within the East China School District for 39 years. She was a teacher for many years and also served as a principal for 15 years for several schools in the district. Gerri was a member of Eastern Star Emily Ward Chapter #205, sorority Alpha Delta Kappa and the Marine City United Methodist Church and the Interfaith Choir. Gerri also was a volunteer at St. John's River District Hospital She is survived by her sister, Joanne Auxier of Falls City, Nebraska and dear friends Betty Rowe, Marie Heingleberg and Marion McKellar and her care givers. She was preceded in death by brothers; Bill and Fred Corn. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be conducted Friday April 19th at 12:00 p.m. at Young Funeral Home, China Twp. Gerri's friends are welcome to gather for a time of sharing from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. prior to the service. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Marine City United Methodist Church. Arrangements by Young Funeral Home, China Twp. www.youngcolonial.com
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Published in The Times Herald from Apr. 14 to Apr. 17, 2013