Geraldine Annabelle (Jay) Burg passed away on May 24, 2013, surrounded by her family. She was born on January 15, 1924, in Clemons, Iowa, to Charley and Lillian Jay. On October 17, 1942, she married John Lavern Burg in State Center, Iowa. To their union ten children were born. Throughout her early married life Geraldine was a wife, mother and homemaker. Later she worked for many years at R.H. Donnelly Marketing in Nevada, Iowa. In addition to being with her children, 19 grandchildren 18 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandson, Geraldine enjoyed raising plants and flowers and watching birds outside her window.