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Phyllis Jean (Holland) Geyer

March 2, 1931 ~ June 12, 2017 (age 86)

Phyllis Jean Geyer, 86 years old, passed away at 7:38 a.m. on Monday, June 12, 2017 at Hospice House of South Bend.  Mrs. Geyer was born on March 2, 1931 in Walkerton, IN to the late George and Dorothy (Fall) Holland. She was also preceded in death by her step-father, Raymond Rans; and an infant brother.   Mrs. Geyer has been a lifelong resident of Lakeville.  On November 26, 1950 in Lakeville, Phyllis and Loren Roger Geyer were united in marriage.  Loren preceded her in death on November 16, 2010. 

Mrs. Geyer is survived by her three daughters, Debra (Richard) Gardner of Rochester, IN, Cindy (Randy) Frick of Lakeville, and Lori (Robert) Gibson of Rochester, IN; six grandchildren, Christopher (Betsy) Gardner, Andrew (Samantha) Gardner, Kimberly Gardner, Ryan (Jennifer) Frick, Chad (Kristina) Frick and Dana Gibson;  eleven great grandchildren, Kirsta, Caleb, Loren, James, Gretchen, McKenzie, Madilyn, Lyla, Kaitlyn, Kelsey, and Jacob; two step-brothers, Mike Rans of Florida and James (Julie) Rans of Granger; and a foster sister, Diana (Chuck) Pennington of Granger. 

Mrs. Geyer was a former telephone operator at the main switchboard and bookkeeper for Hummel Lumber Company.  She also worked alongside her husband while he was the township trustee for Union Township.  Mrs. Geyer was also the clerk for Warren and North Township.  She has been a faithful member of Lakeville United Methodist Church. 

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Lakeville United Methodist Church, 610 N. Michigan Street, Lakeville, IN.  Pastor Neil Davis, Hospice Chaplain, will officiate.  Graveside services and burial will follow at Lakeville Cemetery.  Friends may visit with the family from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, June 15th, at the Palmer Funeral Home, located within the Palmer Community Complex, 601 N. Michigan Street, Lakeville.  Friends may also visit with the family one hour prior to services at the Lakeville United Methodist Church on Friday.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Phyllis Geyer may be donated to the Union-North Ambulance Service, P.O. Box 510, Lakeville, IN  46536 or to Hospice Foundation, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, IN  46545.   Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com. 


Charitable donations may be made to:

Hospice Foundation
501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka IN 46545

Union North Ambulance
P.O. Box 510, Lakeville IN 46536



 Service Information

Visitation
Thursday
June 15, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Palmer Funeral Home within the Palmer Community Complex
601 N. Michigan St.
Lakeville, IN 46536

Visitation
Friday
June 16, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Lakeville United Methodist Church
610 N. Michigan Street
Lakeville, IN 46536

Funeral Service
Friday
June 16, 2017

11:00 AM
Lakeville United Methodist Church
610 N. Michigan Street
Lakeville, IN 46536


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