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Adeline “Addie” Geiger 1923 - 2013 Lawrence

Mass of Christian Burial for Adeline “Addie” Geiger, 90, Lawrence, KS, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 25, 2013 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. She died Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor.
Addie was born October 29, 1923 in Saunders County, NE the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Houdek) Petrzilka.
She was a homemaker. She had formerly worked as a telegrapher and relief depot agent for the Union Pacific Railroad.
She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
She married Walter Eugene Geiger on November 17, 1945 in Marysville, KS. He preceded her in death on January 30, 1998.
Survivors include two daughters, Sharon Walburn and husband John, Lawrence, Mary Barlow and husband Jerry, Cherokee, IA; two sons, Walter E. Geiger Jr. and wife, Sheila, Salina, KS, Fredrick J. Geiger and wife, Kerstin, Belleville, IL; two sisters, Marcy Svoboda, David City, NE, Deloris Navratil, Bee, NE; one brother, Joseph Petrzilka, Jr., Lincoln, NE; eight grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
A Parish Wake will be held at 6:00 p.m. Sunday, November 24, 2013 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence with a visitation following until 7:30 p.m.
The family suggests memorials in her name to the St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church or Douglas County Visiting Nurses Rehabilitation and Hospice Care and may be sent in care of the mortuary.
Online condolences may be sent to www.warrenmcelwain.com.
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