Linus Geier

Linus Geier

Regrettably at the age of 91 Linus passed away at Hillside Village. He is survived by his children Robert (Dianne) Geier, Monika Geier, Rudolf (Shelley) Geier, five grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Born in Germany he served in the German army during WWII. Linus along with his wife Anna immigrated to Canada in 1951 to start a new life in Winnipeg. Becoming a welder, he joined the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Lodge 555 in 1957. Later transferring to Boilermakers Lodge 359 in BC when he moved his family to Salmon Arm in 1971. While starting a small cherry and raspberry farm in Salmon Arm he worked and remained a member of the Boilermakers union for 57 years.

A proud Canadian, he loved the outdoors, fishing, hunting and often said he moved to the best country in the world. A memorial service will be held at Bowers on Monday, February 23rd, at 2pm.

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