Information for John D. Geiger
10 February, 1900 – 27 March, 1975
From the Idaho Free Press
March 29, 1975
Contributed by Bonnie Dilworth
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NAMPA – Graveside services for John D. Geiger, 75, of Auburn,
Wash., who died Thursday at an Auburn hospital, will be
conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Nampa, by
the Rev. Paul J. Flynn, S.M. of St. Paul’s Catholic Church.
Flahiff Funeral chapel of Nampa is in charge of local
He was born Feb. 10, 1900, in Manhattan, N.Y., and was reared
and educated in Solon, N.D. He married Monika Babel on Nov.
21, 1921, in St. Anthony, N.D. and the couple farmed in the
In 1959 they retired and moved to Nampa, where he worked
part-time as a janitor. Mrs. Geiger died Oct. 13, 1969, and he
moved to Mountain Home to live with a daughter. In 1970 he
went to Auburn to live with another daughter.
He was a member of the Catholic Church.
Surviving are three sons, Eddie, Pacific, Wash., and Leo and James
Geiger, both of Bismark, N.D.; two daughters, Ann Watson,
Mountain Home, and LaVonn Wenger, Auburn, Wash.; 19
grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; and several nieces
Besides his wife, another son preceded him in death.
Friends may meet at the cemetery as there will be no cortege.
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The gravesite for John and Monika is located at #10.
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