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Kathryn Geiger, 99, Mandan, died August 21, 2018, at Augusta Place, Bismarck.
Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Mandan, with Fr. Jarad Wolf celebrating. Burial will be at Mandan Union Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 PM on Friday, August 24, 2018, at Buehler-Larson Funeral Home, Mandan, with a Parish Vigil & Rosary at 7 PM. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.
Kathryn was born September 13, 1918, in Solen, ND to George and Katherine (Leingang) Schmidt. She attended school in Solen through the eighth grade. Kathryn developed a strong work ethic from a young age. She worked on the family farm picking rocks, milking cows, as well as many other chores. On June 17, 1939, she married George Geiger in Mandan where they made their home and raised their family. Kathryn loved to sew, do embroidery, and she was a wonderful cook. She enjoyed going to dances with George at the Eagles Club, doing puzzles, word searches, playing cards, and watching Jeopardy. A beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, Kathryn will be missed by those who knew and loved her.
Blessed to share her life are three children, Lyla (Dave) Hochanadel, Overland Park, KS, Renee (Brian) Krause, Belle Fouche, SD, and Ron (Eileen) Geiger, Richland, WA; 11 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; and one sister, Peggy Sturn, New Braunfels, TX.
Kathryn was preceded in death by her husband, George, in 1991; son, Gerald; grandson, Brian Hochanadel; great grandson, Declan Padden; six brothers; and five sisters.