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Janice Geier

March 26, 1929 - February 10, 2019

Janice Geier Janice Elaine Geier
Janice Elaine Geier, 89, of La Crosse passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Benedictine Manor, La Crosse.
She was born March 26, 1929, to Leonard and Naomi (Moran) Thompson. Janice was the second eldest of eight children. She was raised on the Northside of La Crosse and a graduate of Logan High School.
In 1947, she met “the love of her life” Clarence Vernon Geier, outside the Bodega in downtown La Crosse and were married June 5, 1948, at the Cathedral of St. Joseph The Workman. Together they raised three children and owned an A&W restaurant franchise in Independence, Iowa.
Before Jan's retirement from the Register of Deeds, she also worked for the La Crosse Rubber Mills and Nelson Flag & Display. She enjoyed volunteer work at Gundersen Health System of La Crosse, the Tomah VA Hospital, and several auxiliary positions of the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, and the Military Order of the Purple Heart. In her spare time she enjoyed singing, playing bingo, bowling, and watching her favorite football team, the Green Bay Packers.
She is survived by her son, Steven of Onalaska; one daughter, Nancy (Stephen) Rose of La Crosse; and daughter-in-law, Diann (Besch) Geier Di Domenico of Maple Grove, Minn. Grandchildren, Christine (Christopher) Peters of Clemmons, N.C., Jeffrey (Catherine) Geier of Eagan, Minn., Bekke Geier and Andy Pezewski of Madison, Heidi Rose Alberts and Rob Henderson of La Crosse, Jonathan Rose and Jenny Adams of Onalaska, Jordan Rose and Heather Snamiska Clinard of La Crosse; 11 great-grandchildren, Abigail and Megan Peters, Sibel Ozer, Clara Geier, Jerome Hammes, Ezra Pezewski, Maxx Alberts, Parker Rose, Tucker Adams, Macy and Hayden Rose; and sisters, Shirley Sjuggerud of Holmen and Sally (Andy Brookins) of Addison, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Jan. 6, 2017; and son, Ronald; her parents; brothers, Jimmy, Donald and William (Bill) Thompson; sisters, Patricia Harley and Joanne Thompson.
A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18, in St. Joseph the Workman Cathedral, 530 Main St., La Crosse, Wis. Msgr. Robert Hundt will officiate with Entombment to be held in the St. Francis of Assisi Mausoleum in the Catholic Cemetery, La Crosse. Family and friends may visit from 9 a.m. Monday until the time of Mass in the Cathedral.
The Blaschke & Schneider Funeral Homes are assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorials are preferred to the Front Door Ministry of the Cathedral, Salvation Army or the charity of your choice.
Online condolence may be made at www.blaschkeschneider.com.
The family would like to add a special thanks to Gundersen Hospice, Dr. David Momont and caregivers, Penny RN, Jenny, Alli, Andrew CRNAs of Benedictine Manor, Suzanne, OT, Mike and Adam Schneider for their services and years of excellent care.
“Your spirit will live in our hearts forever” Mom. In memory of her love for the color pink, the family invites you to join us by wearing anything pink to her services.
Published on February 16, 2019
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Lynn Thompson
Feb 18, 2019
So sorry for your loss. It was a pleasant surprise for my daughter, Emily, and I to reconnect with her and hear her reminiscence about her family. We will miss her.
Rose Ann Hammes
Feb 17, 2019
Thinking of you during this difficult time. May peace be with you and the family.
Kim Creed (Hiatt)
Feb 16, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss, I am going to miss the conversations we would have via speaker phone when I would come and visit with my mom(Sally). I love you aunt Jan until we meet again in heaven with our Heavenly Father.
William Thompson Jr
Feb 16, 2019
My condolences to the geier family Jan will be missed very much, it comforts me to know she is with Lord and her family.
Sharon Hansen (Thompson)
Feb 15, 2019
I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of my Aunt Janice. My thought and prayers go out to her family. May God comfort you in your sorrow.
With Love, Sharon