Robert R. GeikSeptember 27, 1934 ~ August 9, 2017 (age 82)
Robert R. Geik
September 27, 1934 – August 9 2017
Niles – Robert R. Geik, 82, passed away at 11:59am on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.
Bob was born on September 27, 1934 in Three Oaks, MI to the late Gustave and Bertha (Schmidt) Geik. Bob was also preceded in death by his brothers and sisters, Henry Geik, Lena Strefling, Edward Geik, Arthur Geik, Mildred Strefling, Ruth Ott, and William Geik.
On October 17, 1959 in New Troy, MI, Bob married Carolyn A. (Freeze). She survives along with daughters, Pamela (Thomas) Scheibelhut, and Traci (John) Griesinger; grandchildren, Cory Scheibelhut, and Matthew and Ryan Griesinger; sister, Evelyn (Emmit) Kempton; and several nieces and nephews.
Bob honorably served his country in the United States Navy. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and listening to music. He spent many days at the family farm in Three Oaks caring for his garden and enjoying all of nature.
Visitation is 4-6pm Sunday, August 13, 2017 in HALBRITTER WICKENS FUNERAL HOME 615 E. Main St., Niles. Family and Friends may gather at 10am on Monday, August 14, 2017 for a Funeral Service in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1340 Sycamore St., Niles with visitation one-hour prior in the Family Center. Burial will follow at Silverbrook Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the Wee-Chik American Legion Post 518 and the United States Navy Honor Guard.
Condolences for the family may be made at www.halbritterwickens.com