1922 - 2016

Gertrude Rollins, 94, of Morton, passed away at 9:20 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, at Morton Villa Nursing Home.

She was born June 11, 1922, in Bridgeport, Ala., the daughter of Richard and Rose Cranfield Cooper. She married Frank B. Rollins Aug. 18, 1945. He preceded her in death.

Gertrude is survived by her daughters, Barb (Steve) Swanson and Shirley (Craig) Swoik, both of Pekin; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She is also preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Larry and Jeffrey Rollins; two sisters; and one brother.

Gertrude was a member of Pekin Bible Church.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 9, at Lakeside Cemetery in Pekin. The Rev. Jack Thompson will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate.

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