Joseph A. Geier
May, 1899 - 1 June, 1965
From the Idaho
2 June, 1965
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Rosary services for Joseph A
Geier, 66, 420 Ninth Ave. N. who died Monday in a local
hospital, will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Shepherd
Requiem low mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10
a.m. in St. Paulís Catholic Church with the Rev. Ellis Carver,
S.M., officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Mr. Geier was born May 14, 1899, in Odessa, Russia.
He came with his parents to America in 1910. He lived and
attended school in Aberdeen, S.D. He married Margaret Adler
in 1919 in Aberdeen. They moved in 1942 to Vancouver, Wash.,
where he worked as a machinist in the shipyards. He moved in
1945 to Burbank, Calif., where he worked in the aircraft
industry. They came to Nampa in 1946. He worked at St.
Paulís Church for 17 months.
Mr. Geier was employed at the Dewey Palace Hotel as
a engineer from 1947 until it closed. He worked for the Nampa
State School until he retired.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret; three
daughters, Mrs. Pearl Tomek of Aberdeen, Mrs. Marie Stevens of
Sioux Falls, S.D. and Mrs. Gloria Huttle of West Port., S.D.;
two sons, Martin J Geier and George Geier, both of Nampa; four
sisters, Mrs. Katie Stapler of Bowdle, S.D., Mrs. Eva Grefrey
and Mrs. Lena Yoner, both of Aberdeen and Mrs. Berdina Brendle
of Topeka, Kan.; 24 grandchildren. One brother and one sister
preceded him in death.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer
Society or flowers may be sent.
Services are under the direction of Shepherd Mortuary.
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