Betty Geiger

Betty Geiger

WATERLOO -- Betty Geiger, 89, of Waterloo, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, at ManorCare Health Services.

She was born April 11, 1928, in Waterloo, daughter of Albert A. and Inez Fish Walters. She married Glen E. Kaune on March 19, 1945, in Waterloo; he died March 28, 1951. She married James L. Geiger on Nov. 24, 1951, in Waterloo; he died July 9, 1987.

Betty worked as a resident counselor for Quakerdale for seven years until retiring in 1990. She was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church.

Survived by: four daughters, Karen (Gary) Eliason, Brenda Rand, Lylia (Van) Hare and Judy Peterson, all of Waterloo; a son, Gary (Jo) Kaune of Waterloo; eight grandchildren, Doug (Amy) Kaune, Tammy Newcomb, Wendy Jordan, Laurie Hare, Michelle Hare, Jeannie Frederiksen, Brett Frederiksen and Misty Meyer; 14 great-grandchildren, Addyson Kaune, Ashley (Adam) Arnold, Alyssa Newcomb, Nicole Jordan, Hayley (Austin) Bagg, Cody Jordan, Kourtnie Hare, Jimmy Reese, Emily Reese, Jonathan Meyer, Kaleb Meyer, Johnny Howell and Brandon Howell; and eight great great-grandchildren, Alexis Newcomb, Rylie Newcomb, Nevaeh Newcomb, Robert Newcomb, Tyree Newcomb, Trace Newcomb, Arrianna Stovell and Gary Arnold.

Preceded in death by: her husbands; a son, James A. Geiger; two grandsons, Glenn D. Kaune and Kris Meyer, a sister, Fawn Buckner, a daughter-in-law, Linda Kaune, and a son-in-law, Kenneth Rand.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Locke Funeral Home, with burial at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 12, at Garden of Memories Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at Locke Funeral Home.

Memorials: may be directed to the family.

Condolences may be left at www.LockeFuneralHome.com.

Betty enjoyed playing cards, dominos and games of all kinds. In her later years, she enjoyed adult coloring books. She loved to go camping and fishing. She was great at crafting, especially crocheting.

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