Georgia May "Wille" ADKINS
1927 - 2020
BORN
1927
DIED
2020
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Willwerscheid Funeral Home
235 Wentworth Ave W
West St. Paul, MN
aka "ET's Wife" on the Pioneer Press Bulletin Board Born August 19, 1927 in Saint Paul, Minnesota; died September 28, 2020 at United Hospital, Saint Paul, at age 93 due to a stroke. She graduated from Johnson High School; retired after 32 years at West Publishing Company as a linotypist; was a member of St. Stephen's Lutheran Church, West Saint Paul; was a pre-COVID-19 Sunday brunch regular at the Downtowner Woodfire Grill, Saint Paul; and was a resident of Timber Hills Senior Independent Living Apartments in Inver Grove Heights, MN. Preceded in death by her beloved husband, Eldon Thomas Adkins; first husband, Edward Donald Wille; sister Helen Platten Christiansen Miller; son Edward Jon Wille; daughter Constance Ann Wille; and stepdaughter Judith Riese; son-in-law Mike Dirtzu; and step-son-in-law Ronald Gross. Survived by her daughters Kim Pfoser, Cyd Dirtzu and Pam Guerin (Kerry); and son Warren Jerome Wille (Mary Fynbo); step daughters Joanne Gross and Janet Hutchinson; 17 Wille and Adkins grandchildren; 24 great-grand children; and one great-great-grand child. As she designated cremation, her Celebration of Life will be announced and held at a later date. Memorials preferred to St. Stephen's Lutheran Church, 1575 Charlton St., West Saint Paul, MN, 55118. Willwerscheid West-Heights Chapel www.willwerscheid.com 651-457-7938



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I honored Georgia's wish. As did 80 million others.
John
January 6, 2021
My condolences to you for your loss. I’m sure Georgia is dancing right now.
Kay
Friend
November 7, 2020
Have just discovered Georgia’s obit, it was shared via a friend of mine. I’m sat in London England on Election Day wishing I’d met this lady and hoping so much that her wish comes true. I shall think of her when the results come in tonight.
Monica
Friend
November 3, 2020
I do not know Georgia Adkins or her family and offer my deepest sympathies for their loss. I truly admire Georgia Adkins for her last wish; she must have been an amazing lady with a deep love for her country. Rest in peace, Ms. Georgia, we will do our best to honour your last wish.
Dianne Singer
October 31, 2020
I would like to express my sincerest condolences to the family. I did not know Georgia but after reading her obituary, I felt she must have been an amazing woman with a strong sense of what is right for our country. I voted for Biden and hope Georgia is happy wherever she is!
Kay Mukhar in Amman, Jordan
Friend
October 30, 2020
She was A Civic Trooper & a Leader! May she rest in Power & Peace. And may her Will be done. #BidenHarris2020.

Much Love
Marissa L, Campbell, Esq.
Significant Other
October 29, 2020
My condolences to the family ... Ms. Adkins sounds like she was a special soul and I hope she rests in peace. My vote for Biden is in honor of her and my mother who was also from St. Paul.
David in Florida
October 28, 2020
Rest in Peace, Ms. Adkins. Condolences and wishes honored from Massachusetts
Mary
October 27, 2020
Thank you for the inspirational message, Georgia! We never met, but I am placing my vote and thinking of you. Your spirit is inspiring!
Dr. Sarah Boo
Acquaintance
October 27, 2020
My condolences to Georgia's family. In response to her request, in early voting, I cast my vote for Biden and Harris. Rest in peace Georgia May Adkins.
Jay Altman
October 27, 2020
Dear Family of Mrs Atkins she had to have been a fine lady by reading her obituary. I am honored to be supporting and voting for our Scranton Candidate Joe Biden.
My sympathy to all the family. Be Proud for the attention your Mom has created for the Biden campaign.
Mary
October 27, 2020
I don't know you, but I'm sure I would have liked you. I dedicate my vote to your memory and to the truth. With love.
Kathy Collins
October 27, 2020
I've never had the pleasure of meeting Mrs. Adkins but I can tell she was quite a woman. What an amazing obituary request! Just wanted to say Mrs. Adkins I was able to honor your request via early voting here in SATX. I hope you are smiling down on us, enjoying the fruits of your self-less request. Rest easy Mrs. Adkins!
Jasmine
Friend
October 26, 2020
Mrs Adkins, I wish I had known you! I am absolutely thrilled to NOT vote for Trump in your honor! You must have been one smart and feisty lady. God Bless you ❤
Nijuana Jones
October 25, 2020
Although I do not know Georgia Adkins, I’m proud to let you know that I have casted my vote in an absentee ballot basis and have voted as she wished. What a strong woman to have asked for this from others.
Stephanie Strzok
Stephanie
Significant Other
October 25, 2020
Mrs. Adkins, I am so sorry our lives did not cross paths until you left; I'm sure we would have been good friends. But I have honored your request and voted for the candidate that I believe can help preserve our democracy and heal our nation. One day we will meet and until then know you have a new friend in me!
Tiffani Howard
Friend
October 25, 2020
While I did not have the pleasure of meeting Georgia, I did see her final request in our local paper in McAllen, TX, and was moved by her concern for our nation. May God grant her eternal rest in His presence. I voted early and we had like minds on who was best to restore our nation’s soul.
Mary Ann Lacey
October 25, 2020
Rest in Power, Georgia May Adkins. May your working class spirit and politics live on in your descendants and community. We admire your honesty, decency, and genuine caring for democracy in America.
Pat Wiman
Friend
October 25, 2020
My condolencesto your family. Thank you for Being genuine and worrying about our country. I have honored your request.
Mercedes Acupido
Acquaintance
October 23, 2020
My condolences to your family and may you rest in Heavenly Peace!!! And thank you for your wise words, Ms. Georgia.
Cynthia Brooks
October 23, 2020
Condolences to Georgia’s family, may the memory of this strong minded woman live forever in your hearts. My family has already cast our three votes for Biden-Harris. We stand hopeful for a united country in 2021. ❤
Jessica Baumann
Friend
October 23, 2020
Georgia, I fulfilled your final request. I must admit it was the easiest thing I've had to do. condolences to the family. keep her request alive.
Mary from TN
Acquaintance
October 23, 2020
Imagine casting a vote before hearing the insane thinking coming out of Biden's mouth in the last debate.
Seymore Glasse
Acquaintance
October 23, 2020
I wanted to express my condolences & prayers to Mrs Adkins family. I also honored her request from Arkansas. What a legacy she left behind in her family & by her character. Rest in the Lord.
Cynthia Rogers
October 23, 2020
I didn't know Georgia but I'm happy to Grant her her final wish. My condolences to her family in this very difficult time.
CYNTHIA PORTER
October 23, 2020
What a last wish - that your family, friends and acquaintances would vote to not Keep America Great.
Miguel Exi
Acquaintance
October 22, 2020
Sorry you passed away. However I won’t send flowers and I WILL BE VOTING TRUMP
Maureen Rico
October 22, 2020
I wish to thank her for her last sentiments. Sending loving thoughts to her family.
Linda Smith
October 22, 2020
Deepest sympathies on your loss. I did not know Georgia, but I honored her wishes by voting early today for Biden/Harris. Rest in Peace, Georgia. We're trying to get it done for you.
Anne Marie M St Clair
Neighbor
October 22, 2020
While I will vote GOP, I just wanted to say I hope I have better things to worry about at the end
Tony
Friend
October 22, 2020
As someone who never met you—I want you say your spirit is strong in Louisiana! Georgia, there are many of us who are voting for Biden/Harris with you in mind. May your memory be a blessing to your family forever. Kiersta Kurtz-Burke
Kiersta Burke
Acquaintance
October 22, 2020
I am pleased to say that I honored her wishes two weeks ago.
Bradford W Deel
October 22, 2020
I have voted for Biden/ Harris. May God bless your Soul and may you rest in peace .
Kelley
October 22, 2020
Rest in peace, Mrs. Adkins. My sincere condolences to your family. Your family must be justifiably proud of your spitfire final wish, and I am happy to play a small part by honoring that wish.
Bill
October 22, 2020
To the family of Mrs. Adkins -- I've already voted and I've got her wishes covered. Biden/Harris 2020! My deepest condolences to all of you on the loss of someone who was obviously an amazing person.
Virginia
October 22, 2020
I wish I had known this lady. I've already voted for Biden/Harris.
Please accept my sincere condolences on your loss.
Cindy
October 21, 2020
Georgia, I never met you or your family, but came across your story on the Associated Press site. I followed the story to this page. I LOVE your final request and happy to oblige and vote for Biden/Harris! Rest in peace.
Jill Shargaa
October 21, 2020
A great lady and coworker at West. Also a golfer with the West Ladies league. So glad I met her and enjoyed her lively personality.
Nancy Grimes-Johnson
Coworker
October 21, 2020
I thought she was classier than that. She could've said gratitude for her family and her joy at seeing Tom again.

I'll miss her anyway.
David Paton
October 21, 2020
Georgia you are really awesome and your memory will be blessed!
Catherine
Acquaintance
October 20, 2020
You Got It! My wife an I will make sure Louisiana feels the power of blue. We will both be voting BIDEN/HARRIS. Rest In Peace!
Lamart and Vanessa
Lamart Buggage
Friend
October 20, 2020
You got it Georgia! Condolences to the family.
Sandra Wallin
Acquaintance
October 17, 2020
Kim, so sorry for your loss. We had the pleasure of meeting Georgia at Timber Hills. She loved her "Cadillac" walker! We enjoyed visiting with her when we visited my mom. A fun lady to be around. Bless you and yours. RIP Georgia. You will be missed. Biden/Harris 2020!!
Steve and Mari Brummer
Acquaintance
October 17, 2020
In honor of her wishes I WILL be voting for Biden/Harris. Our warmest thoughts, prayers, and sincere condolences to your family.
Rachel
Acquaintance
October 16, 2020
In honor of her wishes I WILL be voting for Biden/Harris. Our warmest thoughts, prayers, and sincere condolences to your family.
Rachel
Acquaintance
October 16, 2020
In honor of her wishes I WILL be voting for Biden/Harris. Our warmest thoughts, prayers, and sincere condolences to your family.
Rachel
Acquaintance
October 16, 2020
In honor of her wishes I WILL be voting for Biden/Harris. Our warmest thoughts, prayers, and sincere condolences to your family.
Rachel @LOUISIANA
Acquaintance
October 16, 2020
Wish we could have met, kindred voter! Thinking of you while hoping for Biden! Rest In Peace.❤
Kiessa
October 16, 2020
She is one HELL of a woman who cares more about us than herself. I speak in the present because heaven is the legacy we leave. I have already cast my ballot for Biden, Georgia!!!!
Patty Stone
October 16, 2020
I didn’t know Georgia but I know I would have loved her ! Prayers for her family and I will be early voting for Biden TODAY to honor her wishes.
Lisa
Friend
October 16, 2020
I didn’t know Georgia but I know I would have loved her ! Prayers for her family and I will be early voting for Biden TODAY to honor her wishes.
Lisa
Friend
October 16, 2020
I live in Virginia. I did not have the pleasure of knowing Ms. Adkins, but I would like to honor her by saying her wish will be followed. I voted for Bidden / Harris in 2020! Thoughts and prayers to your family as it is obvious they lost a great lady!!! Lisa O'Neal
Lisa O'Neal
October 16, 2020
In honor of your life and legacy, I’m committed to honoring your wish❤
NMFLOWERS
Acquaintance
October 16, 2020
Following your last wish here in Nashville. Blue wave!
CLN
Acquaintance
October 15, 2020
Honoring her life and voting wish! From a stranger in Iowa. Sympathies to her family and friends and I always hope the life lived was blessed with love and happiness, health and some experiences to keep it interesting!
Erica
October 15, 2020
Honoring her life and voting wish! From a stranger in Iowa. Sympathies to her family and friends and I always hope the life lived was blessed with love and happiness, health and some experiences to keep it interesting!
October 15, 2020
Ms. Georgia and family, I do so plan to honor that wish. Blessings to your loved ones.
Rachael
Friend
October 15, 2020
Ms. Georgia May,
My family is honoring your final request and praying that you forever Rest In Peace. Our deepest condolences to your family.
Jo
Acquaintance
October 14, 2020
I honor your life. Love your last read in your obit.
Chad Sievers
Classmate
October 14, 2020
I never met Georgia but her obituary is circulating! And I happily honored her final wish!! RIP sweet lady!
Barb
Friend
October 14, 2020
Hello, I read Mrs. Adkins obituary on FB. You have my sincere condolences. May she Rest In Peace and her memory be a blessing. You know don’t me, but I had to acknowledge her wishes regarding Trump. What an incredible woman to express this sentiment! Elyse
Elyse Gilbert
October 14, 2020
Honoring your wishes in Franklin TN
Rest in peace Georgia
Lori
October 14, 2020
RIH Georgia I did not know you personally but know that my family has already fulfilled your wishes
K. Lash
Acquaintance
October 14, 2020
RIH Georgia I did not know you but your Ohio family have already honored your request
Kendall Lash
Acquaintance
October 14, 2020
I will miss Kim's day to day stories of you that she shared with me on occasion. Oh and FYI, as I voted today I had you on my mind. I'll send a bouquet of beautiful flowers to Trump...with our condolences. Rest in Peace Georgia May.
Titia
Friend
October 13, 2020
Titia Estes
October 13, 2020
I did not know Georgia but she obviously was a wonderful woman with a sharp mind until the end. Just want to send my condolences to her family and let them know that I’m happy to honor her request. I pray many others will do the same. RIP Georgia
Kay
October 13, 2020
I do not know Willie, but I plan to vote for Biden-Harris in her honor. May her memory be a blessing.
Reva
Acquaintance
October 13, 2020
I never knew you, but I will honor your request and cast my vote with your spirit in mind. Rest easy, Georgia May. Your message has already reached Brooklyn, New York City and it is spreading. My sincerest condolences to your family and friends.
JENNIFER MAVRONAS
October 13, 2020
I may not have met Georgia, but I will gladly honor her wishes!
J. Jones
October 13, 2020
Cynthia Olson
October 12, 2020
Georgia we are complete strangers, but I’ve connected with your loving heart through your final wishes. What a true Queen & Icon.

May you live on beautifully forever in your loved ones memories.
Tiffany Maki
Student
October 12, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss. Georgia’s obituary was put on FB page Joe Biden for MN and FB page Suburban Housewives against Trump. In less than a half hour, there were 1,000 prayers for Georgia and her friends and family. We will all be voting in her honor.
Nikki Edwards
Friend
October 12, 2020
Much respect.
Sincere condolences to family and friends.
Gil Noble
Friend
October 12, 2020
May God's promise found in John 6:40, of the hope to see our loved ones again, comfort your heart and give you peace, strength, and hope in the days ahead.
October 7, 2020
On September 28, The world lost a wonderful friend, Heaven gained a most Beautiful Angel. Georgia was deeply loved by all who were blessed to know her. Condolences to the family. God Bless
deana zapata
Friend
October 6, 2020
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