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Barbara D. Geist

May 21, 1931 April 26, 2019
Barbara D. Geist
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Obituary for Barbara D. Geist

Barbara D. Geist, 87, of Grand Island, NE passed away Friday April 26, 2019 at home with family by her side.

A Graveside Service will be at 11:00 AM Tuesday, April 30, at Grand Island City Cemetery with Pastor Lonnie Logan officiating. The visitation will take place a day prior on Monday from 5-7 PM at Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home Chapel.

Barb was born May 21, 1931 to Ivan and Eleanor (Boaz) Eggers, in Charleston, IL. Later on Barbara and her 3 siblings were adopted by Fred Richeal whom Eleanor married after the passing of their father Ivan. She attended school in Charleston and Elm Creek and graduated from Elm Creek High School.

She was united in marriage to Richard L. Geist in Elk Point, SD. The couple made their home in Grand Island, NE where they raised their 3 sons and eventually opened their own masonry business in 1972 where barb worked as the office manager. 

Barb enjoyed bird watching, drinking ice tea and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, great grandchildren and her pets.

Those left to cherish her memory include her three sons and  daughter-in-laws, Randy and Marsha Geist, Russ and Lisa Geist and Rick and Tami Geist, all of Grand Island; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; her sister; and her two brothers.

Memorials are suggested to The Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences may be directed to www.livson.com. Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

29

Apr

5:00 PM 4/29/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/29/2019 7:00:00 PM
Livingston Sondermann Funeral Chapel

601 North Webb Road
Grand Island, NE 68803

Livingston Sondermann Funeral Chapel
601 North Webb Road Grand Island 68803 NE
United States

Graveside

Tuesday

30

Apr

11:00 AM 4/30/2019 11:00:00 AM
Grand Island City Cemetery

3168 W Stolley Park Rd.
Grand Island, NE 68801

Grand Island City Cemetery
3168 W Stolley Park Rd. Grand Island 68801 NE
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Grand Island City Cemetery Final Resting Place

3168 W Stolley Park Rd.
Grand Island, NE 68801

3168 W Stolley Park Rd. Grand Island 68801 NE
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association - Nebraska Chapter

11711 Arbor Street, Suite 110
Omaha, NE 68144
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