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Georgia Bankson

Georgia Bankson (Hendren)

Friday, September 7th, 1934 - Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
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Obituary

Georgia Bankson, 85, of Dubuque, passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at home.

Memorial Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 12, at Egelhof, Siegert & Casper Funeral Home and Crematory, 2659 John F. Kennedy Rd., Dubuque, where friends may greet the family from 9 a.m. until the time of service. Rev. Loren Shellabarger will officiate. Interment will be in Dubuque Memorial Gardens.

Georgia was born September 7, 1934 in Stanford, IL, the daughter of Orville and Opal (Lumley) Hendren.
She married Glenn “Tom” Bankson on July 30, 1954 at 3rd Presbyterian Church in Dubuque. He preceded her in death on November 27, 2015 after 61 years of marriage.

Georgia was employed for many years as a maintenance secretary at University of Dubuque until her retirement. She enjoyed taking trips to Minnesota with her family, and was blessed to recently vacation there with her twin sister, where they celebrated their 85th birthday together. She also enjoyed winters in Florida with Tom, and camping trips with the family. Georgia was an outgoing social butterfly who never turned down an invitation out.
She loved to play cards, dice, and cribbage, and get together with her various ladies groups.

Georgia will be remembered by her children, Rick (Tracy) Bankson of Dubuque, Lori (Bruce) Erickson of Madison, WI, and Ginny (Peter) Bellings of Dubuque; her grandchildren, Matthew, Lindsey (Dusty), and Ryan; her great grandchildren, Lily and Henry; her brother, Bill (Linda) Hendren of Dumont, IA; her twin sister, Gladyce Malony of Jacksonville, OR; her sister in law, Judy Hendren of Waterloo; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Lyle Hendren; and her brother in law, Earl Bankson.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Dubuque.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, October 12th, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:30am
    When
    Saturday, October 12th, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am
    Location
    Egelhof, Siegert & Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory
    Address
    2659 JFK Rd.
    Dubuque, Iowa 52002
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  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, October 12th, 2019 | 10:30am
    When
    Saturday, October 12th, 2019 10:30am
    Location
    Egelhof, Siegert & Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory
    Address
    2659 JFK Rd.
    Dubuque, Iowa 52002
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Loren Shellabarger
  • Interment

    Saturday, October 12th, 2019 |
    When
    Saturday, October 12th, 2019
    Location
    Dubuque Memorial Gardens
    Address
    8209 Jecklin Ln.
    DUBUQUE, IA
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Casey Klein

Posted at 08:36am
Georgia was one big bundle of fun! We loved to hear her laugh, which was often! So kind and fun to be around. She enjoyed life to the fullest. It was a joy to know her. We love Georgia, we love you all! Jeff, Casey & "Muffin" Klein

Lorri Liddle

Posted at 06:01pm
Lori , Rick,Tracy, and Ginny I am very sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. She was a great lady. A smile and laugh that was contagious .Thinking of all of you ....Lorri Liddle
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Franzen & Wiersma Families

Posted at 09:12am
May your heart and soul find peace and comfort.
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Liz Thor

Posted at 08:21pm
Georgia had a big heart and she will always be in mine.
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