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Mickey P. Geesey
April 21, 1943 ~ October 22, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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Mickey "Mick" P. Geesey, 80, passed away Sunday morning, October 22, 2023, at his residence in Van Wert.
He was born on April 21, 1943, in Bobo, Indiana the son of the late Russell C. and Margrett J. (Handel) Geesey. He is survived by his wife Mary Jane (Schreiner) Geesey, whom he married on February 4,1967 in St Boniface Catholic Church in New Riegel, Ohio.
Other family members include his two daughters, Jacqueline A. (Gregory) Gerber of Port Clinton, Ohio, and Jeannette M. (David) Richards of Morpeth, England; four grandchildren, Concetta "Jetta" A. Gerber, Caleb D. Gerber, Quinn A. Richards, and Iliana M. Richards; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Mick was preceded in death by a sister, Joiva Brodbeck; and two brothers, James E. Hyitt and Donald W. Geesey.
Mick was a 1961 graduate of Crestview High School where he played baseball and basketball. He retired from B. F. Goodrich in Woodburn, Indiana, then worked at Marsh Grocery, the Niswonger Performing Arts Center, and volunteered at the Van Wert County Hospital. He was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus Council 6034, and Van Wert Elks #1197. He was a great lover of all types of music. A kind and generous man, Mick loved people. He loved to sit and shoot the breeze with everyone who was his friend, and that was pretty much everyone he met. Mick's biggest success in life was cherishing and being cherished by his entire family.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Monday, October 30, 2023, at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church with Father Chris Bohnsack officiating. There will be calling hours 1 - 4 p.m., Sunday, October 29, 2023, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home. Burial will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or the charity of your choice.
Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at cowanfuneralhome.com, Tribute Wall.