Ervin Daniel “Bud” Geralds, 71, of Marissa, IL; born on January 21, 1946 in Belleville, IL; passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL.
Mr. Geralds was a retired coal and copper miner. He was a United States Army Veteran. Bud was an amateur (ham) radio operator. He also volunteered as a dispatcher for the Marissa Ambulance Service. Bud was an avid hunter.
He was preceded in death by his parents – Ervin and Elsie, nee Pflasterer, Geralds. Two brothers – Nick Geralds; Charlie Geralds. Two sisters – Kathleen Johnson; Becky Harriman.
He is survived by one daughter – Kristie (Steve) Jacobs of Chico, TX. His grandchildren – Heather (Pedro) Contreras; Joshua Jacobs. His great-grandson – Alex Contreras. Two sisters – Eileen Myers; Peggy Zacheis.
Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.
Condolences to the family may be expressed online at www.heilschuessler.com.
Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 from 10:00am to 1:00pm.
Funeral: Memorial services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 1:00pm.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.