Genevieve E. (Carlson) Kuester, 75, of Oglesby died at 10:15 a.m. Oct. 28, 2009, in St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.
Private family services will be at a later date. Arrangements are through Mueller-Pagani Funeral Home, La Salle.
Mrs. Kuester was born Oct. 5, 1934, in Chicago to Allan and Evelyn (Anderson) Carlson. She married David W. Kuester in 1956 in Hinsdale.
She was an actress, educator and homemaker.
She is survived by one son, David Allan Kuester of La Salle; two brothers, Alan Carlson and Dan Carlson; and one sister, Dee Wegner.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 2004.
Memorial may be directed to Illinois Valley Community College S.P.A.M.O (theater department) or Alzheimer's Association.