GEIGER LillianPosted: January 23rd, 2013
January 25, 1934 – January 19, 2013
LILLIAN “JEAN” JEANETTE GEIGER, beloved wife of the late Anton “Tony” Geiger, passed away on January 19th, 2013 after a short stay at St. Michaels Health Centre.
She is survived by and will always be lovingly remembered by her son Don Geiger; daughter Deanna (Zenon) Malec; grandchildren: Sheri-Lynn, Joshua (Sheri), Nicole (Jon), Hayley (Matthew) and Mark (Judy); great- grandchildren: Mason, Parker, Kelsi, Chloe, Scarlett, David and Kyle; her sisters: Georgina, Audrey (Alan); brothers: James (Hilda), Kenneth (Ann Louise), Keith (Bernice), Charles (Edith) and numerous nieces and nephews.
Jean was predeceased by her parents, Victoria and George, her husband Tony, brother John Robert, sisters: Kathleen and Anne.
She married Tony Geiger on June 20th, 1952. In 1964 they moved from Moose Jaw, SK. to Lethbridge, where she resided until her passing. Jean had a wide variety of jobs and later spent many hours volunteering at the St. Michael’s gift shop, the Soup Kitchen and the Nord-Bridge Seniors Centre/the Lethbridge Senior Citizens Organization, to name a few.
Before moving to Martha’s House, she always grew large vegetable gardens and donated some of the harvest. Jean loved growing flowers, which were everywhere in her yard. She also enjoyed going to the casino, dancing, travelling, playing cards and spending time with family.
A Funeral Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, Ab. on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. with Deacon Cliff Bogdan officiating.
A private family interment will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery.
Our family sends a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Geers for his outstanding compassion, understanding and care of our beloved mother. We hope he knows how much we appreciate everything he did.
In lieu of flowers you may donate to the Heart & Stroke Foundation: Box 2211 Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 4K7, Asthma Society of Canada, 124 Merton St., Suite 401, Toronto. Ontario, Canada, M4S 2Z2, or any other charity of your choice, as Jean supported many.
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