Godfrey “Raymond” Geier, 70, Lyons, passed away June 9, 2019, at Hospital District #1 of Rice County, Lyons. He was born on May 27, 1949, in Lamar, Colo., the son of Godfrey R. and Agatha Hoffman Geier.
Raymond graduated from Garden City High School with the class of 1967, and received his business degree from Garden City Community College. He has resided in Lyons since 1971, formerly of Garden City, Kan. Raymond was a grocery store owner for many years. He was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, Lyons; 50-year member and past Grand Knight of Knight of Columbus.
On May 16, 1970, Raymond was united in marriage with Dorothy Lou Hahn in Garden City. She survives of the home. He is also survived by his three sons, Scott Geier and wife Carol, of Lyons, Curt Geier, of Lyons, and Kevin Geier, of Derby, Kan.; brothers Jerry Geier and wife, Brenda, of Garden City, Paul Geier and wife, Tami, of Weston, Idaho, Pat Geier, of Garden City, and Ed Geier, of Highland, Ill.; sisters Judy Hunt and husband, Doug, of Garden City, Joann Schlappe and husband, Gary, of Delafield, Wis., Ruth Drees and husband, Darrel, of Garden City, Sara Saloga and husband, Dennis, of Garden City, and Monica Geier, of Montezuma, Kan.; sister-in-law Ellen Geier, of Garden City; and two grandchildren, Ryan Moore and Kallie Geier.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Richard Geier.
Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 13, at St. Paul Catholic Church, Lyons, with Father Patrick Kotrba officiating. Burial will be at Lyons Municipal Cemetery, Lyons. Visitation will be from 2 until 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, at Birzer Funeral Home, Lyons, and from 5 until 7 p.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church, Lyons, with family present. A parish rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Memorials may be given to St. Paul Catholic Church, Lyons, or Reno County Hospice in care of Birzer Funeral Home, Lyons.