In Memory of

Louise Geick

August 1, 1926 - February 11, 2020
From: Pomeroy, IA | Originally: Jolley, IA


 Louise Geick, 93, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Trinity Regional Medical Center.

   Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Our Savior United Methodist Church, Manson with Rev. Dawn Freese officiating. Burial will be at Union Cemetery, Pomeroy. Visitation will be 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday at Our Savior United Methodist Church, Manson. Palmer-Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City is serving the family.

    She is survived by her children, Jack (Cody) Geick of Pomeroy; Peggy (Craig) Lang of Twin Lakes; granddaughters, Megan (Robin); Lindsey; Molly; Kelly (Josh); Ashley (Ben) and Stefanie (Corbin); six great-grandchildren; brothers, Bill (Jan); Gene (Nancy); Blair (Donna); Bruce (Diane); sisters-in-law, Donna Hammen and LaVonne Sorenson.

   She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale; parents; brothers, Ronald; Dean; Dorance “Sunny”; Lester “Bud”; Robert and Gerald “Butch”; sisters, Margaret and Vera.

   Louise Geick was born August 1, 1926 to George and Mildred (Johnson) Sorenson. Louise graduated from Jolley High School in 1943. After high school, she worked in the Jolley Lumber Yard until she was old enough to attend nursing school. She graduated nursing school in 1948. On August 26, 1948 she married Dale (Pete) Geick. They made their home on a farm south of Pomeroy. In 1992, they moved into Pomeroy. Dale passed in December of 1997.

   Louise was a member of Our Savior United Methodist Church. She was active member of Wesley United Methodist Women and enjoyed serving as an officer at the local and district levels. She served on the Calhoun County Cancer Board and the Pomeroy Library Board. She was a 65 year member of the SAK Club and charter member of the 3M Club. She had a love for nursing. She was designated as an American Red Cross Nurse in the 1950s. Louise worked for 15 years at Trinity Regional Medical Center and was instrumental in starting the first Intensive Care Unit at Trinity. She had many passions in her life including her family, friends, baking and reading. Louise’s last gift was donating to the Iowa Donor Network.

  Memorials may be left at the discretion of the family.


Friday, February 21, 2020 at 1:07 PM
“Ronnie & I send our prayers & sympathy, so hard to lose a mother😢”
- Janice Wetter

Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 8:30 AM
“Cody and family, I'm so sorry to learn of the loss of a beloved family member. May God send his angels to wrap you all in their wings of love and grant you peace. ”
- Dawn Williamson

Friday, February 14, 2020 at 8:17 PM
“Hugs and prayers for the family. Mom and dad (Merle & Grace Smith) always enjoyed hearing from Louise.”
- Judy (Smith) Legel

Friday, February 14, 2020 at 4:01 PM
“Jack and Peggy, I send my sincere sympathy to you. Your folks were such good friends and neighbors to our family (Merle and Grace Smith) before our move to Illinois. Prayers for comfort and peace. Jane Smith”
- Jane Smith

Friday, February 14, 2020 at 8:57 AM
“Words can’t express what a wonderful woman Louise was! A Great role model for me and so many others! I feel lucky to have known her my whole life! I feel so bad I will miss the celebration of her life! I did have a very nice visit with her before we left for the south! Will cherish the memories of her!”
- Deb and Kent Hray

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 4:04 PM
“Dear Megan and her family, I am so sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences.”
- Douae Hammouche

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 7:00 AM
“So sorry to hear of Louise passing. Hugs and prayers to all”
- Vicki rice

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 8:29 PM
“Jack, Cody, Peg , Craig, Lindsey, Molly and the rest of the family, so sorry for your loss. May fond memories help you through this difficult time. We will always remember the special treats she would send to the Iowa games (and how Molly would claim them!) Prayers and hugs. Lowell and Peg”
- Lowell and Peg Stoolman

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 8:10 PM
“Jack and Peggy,
Words cannot express how very sorry we are for your loss. Louise was a wonderful woman. She accomplished so many things in her life. Her greatest joy seemed to be her family. Much love to you all.”
- Dawn and John Soper

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 6:39 PM
“Sorry for your loss. She was a sweet woman”
- Marilyn Thompson

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 5:54 PM
“Cody and family so sorry to of your loss. May god wrap his arms around you all.”
- Susan Cunningham

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