Georgia R. Blackketter, age 50, was with the Lord at 8:50 a.m. on Friday, February 19, 2021.
She was born on March 29, 1970 in Alton as the daughter of Darwin Blackketter from Bethalto and the late Margaret M. (Heffner) Blackketter
Georgia was a dedicated Nurse (LPN) and Caregiver who always took the time to provide quality care to her patients in the nursing homes where she worked. Georgia’s passions included being a nurse, going to rock and roll concerts (her favorite band is AC / DC), watching the St. Louis Cardinals, gardening, baking, taking care of their pets care and spend quality time with their twin sister and goddaughter on the beaches of Florida. She enjoyed nothing more than being able to spend time with all her family and friends. She was also a member of the Catholic Church of Our Lady, Queen of Peace in Bethalto.
She is survived by her life partner, Alisa Winzer from St. Louis, MO. a son and daughter-in-law, Aaron (Karen) Blackketter of Godfrey, IL; a granddaughter, Breeya Croxford-Stone; a daughter, LaShaun and Carl Wallace of St. Louis, MO; a grandson, MJ Wallace; her twin sister, Frances Blackketter, of Cocoa, FL, niece and goddaughter Shannon Culleton; five other siblings and their spouses, Peggy and Mike Lexow from Troy, IL, Jim Blackketter and Mona Agger from Cincinnati, OH, Christopher Blackketter and Tina Little from Godfrey, Karen and Greg Mathis from Wood River, Jeanine Blackketter from Edwardsville; nine other nieces and nephews, Cassi Little, Nicole Blackketter, Travis Marks, Tyler Marks (Alicia), Taylor Marks, Ben Blackketter (Rachael), Christopher Lexow and Nathan Lexow; five great nieces and great nephews, Jared, Drake, Bryce, Addilynn, and Lily; and many cousins and friends.
The visitation will take place on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, from 10:30 a.m. until the funeral at 1:00 p.m. in the Elias, Kallal and Schaaf funeral home in Bethalto. Father Tom Liebler will officiate.
The funeral will take place in the Rose Lawn Memory Gardens.
Monuments can be directed to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.