OBITUARY – Georgia Fay

Last Updated on August 28th, 2017

Written by Paul Bomleny

Georgia Mary Fay, 72, of Princeton, Illinois died Sunday, August 27, 2017 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois.
A funeral service will be held Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Princeton with Pastor Scott Schmidt, officiating. Burial will take place in Oakland Cemetery in Princeton. Visitation will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday prior to the service at St. Matthews Lutheran Church, Princeton.

Georgia was born May 26, 1945 in Kewanee, IL the daughter of Willard Darius and Mary Genevieve (Coughlin) Fay.

She graduated from grade school in Bureau Township and high school in Walnut, Illinois with the Class of 1964. She attended IVCC with a certificate in accounting.

After high school she worked at Dalmons Red and White Grocery then at Princeton Motor Lodge. Georgia enjoyed going to all the Bureau Valley Storm Basketball games, where they presented her with a Storm Jacket.

She was baptized at Bureau Township Community Church and later confirmed at St. Matthews Lutheran Church, Princeton, Illinois where she was active in the church choir.

She is survived by many cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, aunts, and uncles.

Memorials may be directed to St. Matthews Lutheran Church, Princeton, Illinois. Online condolences may be sent to