Betty Lou Geick, 84, of Guttenberg, died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, at Guttenberg Care Center.
She was born Jan. 10, 1932, in Luana, the daughter of Louis and Roma (Bittner) Heins. Betty received her education from the local country school near Luana. On May 17, 1949, Betty was married to Henry Geick at St. John's Lutheran Church in Guttenberg and the two were later blessed with seven children.
Betty enjoyed puzzles, playing cards, listening to polka music, bingo and going for motorcycle rides with Henry.
She was a faithful volunteer for both Ladies Aid at St. John's and the Guttenberg Meal Site. Betty also was a gifted gardener and enjoyed canning produce along with Henry.
Betty is survived by her husband of 67 years, Henry; children, Joan (Juan) Cortes, Nancy (Keith) Welse, Bonnie Sue Gibson, Connie Onken, Rose Embree, Judy (Jeff Portwine) Geick and Gary (Lisa) Geick; grandchildren, Terry, Teresa, Christina, Allison, Alexander, Dana, Wyatt, Jay, Martyn and Bryce; nine great-grandchildren; siblings, Hazel Anderegg, LaVonne (Glen) Mueller, Shirley Sutton, Rose Marie (Richard) Duwe and Gerene (William) Morarend; brother-in-law, Leo McNally; and many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Cyril Heins; sisters, Birdena Behrend, Violet McNally, Ida Mae (Francis) Behrend and Roma (Freddie) Lahrs; and brother-in-law, Harold Anderegg.
Arrangements are being handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, 207 S. First St., Guttenberg, where the family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3. Memorial services will be at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, with Carl Borrett officiating.