Leo Henry Geier
Leo Henry Geier, 89 of St. Mary’s Ridge, WI, passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at the VA Tomah, WI.
Leo Henry Geier, 89 of St. Mary’s Ridge, WI, passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at the VA Tomah, WI. Leo was born on St. Mary’s Ridge, July 23, 1930 to Albin and Elizabeth (Dickman) Geier.
After attending Cashton school he enlisted in the US Army in April of 1956. After discharge from the Army he worked at various jobs but spent most of his life working as a mason doing curbs and gutters, sidewalks and being an expert cement finisher.
He was united in Holy Matrimony to Rosemary Rademacher and together they had one daughter Terri. Leo’s biggest delights was the birth of his grandson Tyler. Leo loved the simple things in life; fishing, watching Westerns, spending time with his daughter, grandson, family and friends. He enjoyed going on long car rides.
Leo is survived by his daughter, Terri Bailey and her son Tyler; sisters-in-law, Florentine Geier and Annette (Alvis) Strazdins; a brother-in-law, LaMont Haas; along with many loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Leo was preceded in death by his wife, Rosemary in 1982; his parents, Albin and Elizabeth; three brothers, Hank, Robert and Roger Geier; three sisters, Florence Steele, Martha Seitz and Marie Haas.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, March 20, 2020, 10:00 a.m. at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church on St. Mary’s Ridge. Father Michael Klos will officiate. Burial with full military honors will follow in the church cemetery. Family and friends are invited for visitation Friday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at the Church.
The family would like to thank the Tomah VA for their wonderful care that Leo received while he was there.
To respect the health of family and the community, Leo’s family has decided to postpone his funeral service at this time. The Torkelson Funeral Home of Cashton is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be offered at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com.
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