Celebrating the life of Marilyn Sue Geltmaker
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She was born August 30, 1952, in Santa Barbara, CA to Clarence “Bud” and Ione “Doris” (Larson) Krahn. Her parents preceded her in death.
She married Steven “Tom” Geltmaker; he survives. She is also survived by her daughter, Kelly (Andy) Murray of Florence, AL; son, Tom (Brooke) Geltmaker of Chillicothe, IL; grandchildren, Holt Geltmaker, Sage Geltmaker and sisters, Pam Baker of Bradford, IL and Julie Holmes of Oregon, WI.
Marilyn owned a Daycare for over 40 years; she retired in May 2018.
Marilyn enjoyed watching her grandchildren play sports, traveling with her friends; Linda Westart and Brenda Shover, and spending time with her beloved Cocker Spaniels; Buffy and Mattie.
She will be missed by all who knew her, especially her day-care kids.
Cremation has been accorded and a private family graveside service will be held at a later date at Blue Ridge Cemetery.
The Cremation Society of Mid-Illinois Co. Pekin/Peoria is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at csmico.com
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