Betty Geiger

Feb 6, 2018
Geiger, Betty


10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 10, at Locke Funeral Home


4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, February 9, at Locke Funeral Home


Burial at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 12, at Garden of Memories Cemetery


May be directed to the family


Betty Geiger, 89, of Waterloo, died Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at ManorCare Health Services.

She was born on April 11, 1928, in Waterloo, the daughter of Albert A. and Inez Fish Walters. She married Glen E. Kaune on March 19, 1945, in Waterloo; he preceded her in death on March 28, 1951. She married James L. Geiger on November 24, 1951, in Waterloo; he preceded her in death on 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.

Betty enjoyed playing cards, dominoes, 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.

Betty is 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, Amie Newcomb, Nicole Jordan, Hayley (Austin) Bagg, Cody Jordan, Kortnie Hare, Jimmy Reese, Emily Reese, Jonathan Meyer, Kaleb Meyer, Johnny Howell and Brandon Howell; and eight great great-grandchildren, Alexis Newcomb, Rylie Arnold, Nevaeh Newcomb, Robert Newcomb, Tyree Newcomb, Trace Newcomb, Arianna Stovall and Gary Arnold.

She was 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.


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  1. Ruth (miller)berry | Feb 08, 2018
    Im so sorry to hear about Betty. Have known her  for years. Used to live next door to them on herbert st.  Went camping in  the summer together in littleton. I was a manor care for about a month and got to visit with her alot. She will be missed im sure. Love to you all. 

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