A memorial service for Geary Lynn Wall, age 60, of Estherville, Iowa, will be held at 1p.m. Saturday, February 1, 2014, at the Schuchert Funeral Home in Spirit Lake, Iowa. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
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Geary passed away Saturday, January 18, 2014, at Avera Holy Family Hospital in Estherville, Iowa. He was born on March 18, 1953, in San Francisco, Calif., to Charles and Ida Wall.
Geary served his country in the United States Marines from 1969 until 1975. He was united in marriage to Joyce Owenby on November 23, 1976, in Houston, Texas.
Geary worked for many years as a welder. During his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, golfing and spending time with his grandchildren.
Geary is survived by his wife, Joyce Wall; three children, Jennifer Belken (Lincoln), Ruby Wall (Julio Ruiz) and Ronnie Wall; his mother, Ida Parker; four sisters, Jackie Yeager (John), Sherry Beaver (Raymond), Roxane Gill (Corey) and Denise Wall; five brothers, Charles Wall, Butch Parker, Rocky Wall, Stone Wall and Douglas Wall; step-mother, Joyce C. Wall; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles; step-father, Lynn; and a sister, Beverly.
Schuchert Funeral Home
2317 32nd St.
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
Published in Bastrop Daily Enterprise from Jan. 28 to Feb. 1, 2014