Peacefully, at Bluewater Rest Home, Zurich, on Monday, October 25, 2010, Helen Gertrude (Deitz) Geiger of Zurich, passed away in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late Claire W. Geiger (1981). Dear sister and sister-in-law of Betty Haist of R.R. 3, Zurich, Gloria Allen and Joan McKinnon both of Zurich, Glen Deitz and Donna of Exeter, Carol Deitz of Grand Bend and Romayne McClinchey of Clinton. Sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Milton and Myrtle (Ortwein) Deitz, brother Stewart Deitz, sister-in-law Shirely Deitz and brothers-in-law, Arthur Haist, Raymond McKinnon, Delbert (Pearl) Geiger and Jack McClinchey. Helen will be fondly remembered as a very caring and generous lady who farmed along side her husband on the Bronson Line for many years. She was a life member of Emmanuel United Church and was the caretaker and secretary treasurer of Emmanuel United Cemetery for 50 years.
Visitation in the J. M. McBeath Funeral Home, 49 Goshen St. N., Zurich on Wednesday from 2-6 where the funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 2 p.m. Rev Irene Richardson officiating. Interment Emmanuel United Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bluewater Rest Home or a charity of one’s choice.GEIGER: (Deitz) Helen Gertrude
Haskett Funeral Homes
Condolence From: Kim Winbow
Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the passing of Helen. I know she will be missed by her family and friends. It was our pleasure to be able to offer palliative care volunteer support to her during the final weeks of her life.
VON Palliative Care Volunteer Program
Condolence From: Brenda van Vugt
I am so sorry to hear of Helen’s death. My sincere sympathy at this difficult time.
Brenda (Schoch) van Vugt
Condolence From: Shirley(Oesch)Erb
To Helen’s Family
You have my Deepest Sympathy. She was a Great Lady
Condolence From: Cheryl Becker
It is with great sadness to learn of Helen’s passing. I remember lots of great memories as a kid going to Helen’s for family functions, or her coming to Grandma’s with Aunt Myrtle to make donuts. She is great lady and will be missed by all. My sympathies to all her family.