MOLINE, Ill. — Geraldine L. Trobaugh, 79, of Moline, Ill., formerly of Cave City, died Thursday, April 17, 2014, at UnityPoint Health – Trinity Rock Island, Rock Island, Ill.
Geraldine was born on Jan. 18, 1935, in Canton, Ill., the daughter of J. Madison and Ina Lucille (Wilcoxen) Hughes.
She graduated from Canton High School.
She married Frank J. Trobaugh on Nov. 16, 1951, and he preceded her in death on July 10, 2010.
Geraldine held various positions at Freshpak Candy Company in Moline. She was also a licensed beautician for 30 years. She also worked for Moline Public Hospital in Moline. Geraldine was a member of Christ Cathedral Church in Moline and ECA CB Club with a handle of “Shortstuff”.
Survivors include daughters, Brenda Kay (Wayne) Shirley, of Glasgow, Penny S. Hathaway, of Cave City; sons, Darrell L. (Colleen) Trobaugh, Moline, Ill., Wendell S. (Markita) Trobaugh, of Horse Cave; 21 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Frank (Sandi) Hughes, Rock Island, Ill.; sister-in-law, Betty (Don) Salters, Peoria, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sisters, Alma Fulton and Elsie Bainter; great granddaughter, Kristine Allen.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., 6601 38th Avenue, Moline.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 21, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rose Lawn Memorial Estates. Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.