ROSE GEIGER (nee WIST)Posted: February 10th, 2020
With deep sadness we announce the passing of Rose Geiger at St. Joseph’s Home – Carmel Hospice in Medicine Hat on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at the age of 94 years. Left to cherish Rose’s memory are her children: Geraldine (John) Rajan, Bernadette Barker, Theresa (Orville) Haag, Thomas (Darlene) Geiger, Susan Clapper, Yvonne (Mike) Doyle and Lori (Larry) Bell. Also left to treasure her memory are her 18 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister, Lucy Rollheiser along with her sister-in-law, Mary Geiger as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Adam Geiger in June of 1987; her parents, Jacob Wist and Brigetta Wist (nee Kambeitz), brothers: Leon, Joseph, Daniel, Roy, Paul, George and sisters: Agatha, Mary, Katherine and Margaret.
Rose was born and raised in Liebenthal, SK. She married Adam Geiger in October of 1945 and after several moves, they settled in Prelate, SK. where she raised her children. She moved to Medicine Hat in 2010 to be closer to her children.
Rose dedicated her life to the raising of her family and working alongside her husband. She was an avid gardener and was always very proud of the vegetables she was able to share with everyone. She also enjoyed playing cards and watching curling.
She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Family and friends will gather for prayers at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Monday, February 10, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Family Parish, 1451 Strachan Rd. S.E., Medicine Hat on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. with Reverend Father Vijaya Bathineni celebrant. Interment will take place at a later date at the Prelate Cemetery, Prelate, SK. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting www.cooksouthland.com) Memorial donations in Rose’s name may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200, 325 Manning Road, N.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2E 2P5. Honoured to serve the family is
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