Phyllis Geyer
Phyllis Geyer
Phyllis Jean Geyer, 86, passed away at 7:38 a.m. on Monday, June 12, 2017, at the Hospice House of South Bend.

Mrs. Geyer was born on March 2, 1931, in Walkerton to the late George and Dorothy (Fall) Holland. She was also preceded in death by her stepfather, Raymond Rans; and an infant brother.

Mrs. Geyer has been a lifelong resident of Lakeville. On Nov. 26, 1950, in Lakeville, Phyllis and Loren Roger Geyer were united in marriage. Loren preceded her in death on Nov. 16, 2010.

Mrs. Geyer is survived by her three daughters, Debra (Richard) Gardner, Rochester, Cindy (Randy) Frick, Lakeville, and Lori (Robert) Gibson, Rochester; six grandchildren, Christopher (Betsy) Gardner, Andrew (Samantha) Gardner, Kimberly Gardner, Ryan (Jennifer) Frick, Chad (Kristina) Frick and Dana Gibson; eleven great-grandchildren, Kirsta, Caleb, Loren, James, Gretchen, McKenzie, Madilyn, Lyla, Kaitlyn, Kelsey, and Jacob; two stepbrothers, Mike Rans, Florida, and James (Julie) Rans, Granger; and a foster sister, Diana (Chuck) Pennington, Granger.

Mrs. Geyer was a former telephone operator at the main switchboard and bookkeeper for Hummel Lumber Company. She also worked alongside her husband while he was the township trustee for Union Township. Mrs. Geyer was also the clerk for Warren and North Township. She has been a faithful member of Lakeville United Methodist Church.

Her funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 16, 2017, at the Lakeville United Methodist Church, 610 N. Michigan Street. Pastor Neil Davis, hospice chaplain, will officiate. A graveside service and burial will follow at Lakeville Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, June 15, 2017, at the Palmer Funeral Home, located within the Palmer Community Complex, 601 N. Michigan Street, Lakeville. Friends may also visit with the family one hour prior to the funeral service at the Lakeville United Methodist Church on Friday.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Phyllis Geyer may be donated to the Union-North Ambulance Service, P.O. Box 510, Lakeville, IN 46536, or to the Hospice Foundation, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545. Online condolences may be offered to the family at