GALIEN — Shirley Geik, age 91, of Galien, died peacefully, Wednesday morning, February 27, 2019, in Brentwood of Niles.

She was born July 17, 1927, in Galien, Michigan, the oldest of three children of Bodie and Margery Foster. She married William Geik July 6, 1951 in Sawyer, Michigan. After more than 56 years of marriage, he preceded her in death October 9, 2007.

Shirley hated long obituaries.

Shirley will be greatly missed by family and friends. She is survived by one daughter, Sharon (Michael) Kuntz of Niles, Michigan; three sons, Dennis (Peggy) Geik and Richard (Susanne) Geik of South Bend, Indiana, Scott (Maria) Geik of New Buffalo, Michigan; two granddaughters, Kristin Geik, Sarah (Russell) Albert; six grandsons, Matthew Geik, Christopher (Katie) Geik, Jason Kuntz, Ryan Geik, Bryan Kuntz, Tyler Geik; two great-grandchildren, Noah Albert, Kinsley Albert; twin brothers, Ronald Foster of Niles, Michigan, Donald (Barbara) Foster of Galien, Michigan; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather Saturday, March 2, 2019, from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. in Pobocik Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, 106 Ash Street East, Three Oaks, Michigan.

Mrs. Geik will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband in Galien Cemetery.

The family prefers contributions be made in Shirley’s memory to Alzheimers Association, Michigan Great Lakes Chapter, 200 Turwill Lane, Suite 6, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49006 (

Arrangements have been entrusted to Pobocik Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, Three Oaks, Michigan.

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