December 13, 2018

Pearl Geister

Died March 22, 2017


Pearl Geister, 85, of Lewiston went home to be with her Lord Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at MediLodge of Hillman.

She was born May 12, 1931, in Detroit, daughter of the late George and Margarette (Marsh) Hook. Pearl graduated from Marlette High School with the class of 1950. She married Virgil Geister on March 4, 1950, in Marlette. Pearl was a member of the Decker United Methodist Church and attended Mio United Methodist Church. She loved spending time with family, especially her grandchildren. Pearl also enjoyed church league softball, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, trapping, working in her flower gardens and driving tractors on the farm.

She is survived by her husband, Virgil Geister of Lewiston, formerly of Decker; one son, Gary (Linda) Geister of Hillman; one daughter, Pam (Rick) Handrich of Fairview; one daughter-in-law, Alice (late Larry) Geister of Kingston; one sister, Violet Thick of Brown City; six grandchildren, Seth, Abram, Christopher and Chadwick Geister, and Austin and Shelby Handrich; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her son, Larry Geister; and seven siblings.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, March 27, 2017, at Shabbona United Methodist Church with Pastor Wayne Rhodes officiating.

The family will receive visitors from 1-8 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at the Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette, and 10 a.m. until time of the service Monday at the Shabbona United Methodist Church. Burial will take place at Novesta Township Cemetery in Cass City.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Gideons. You may share an online condolence at

Arrangements made by Marsh Funeral Home, 2675 Main St., Marlette, MI 48453, 989-635-3658.


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