Delores M. Geist


Delores M. Geist, 91, Tolstoy, died Sunday, January 5, 2014 at the Bowdle Nursing Home.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Monday, January 13, 2014 at Tolstoy Wesleyan Church with Pastor Lyle Geist and Pastor Kirby Oaks leading the service. Burial follows at German Zion congregational Cemetery, Tolstoy.

Visitation will be at Lien Funeral Home, Bowdle, beginning 2:00 PM Sunday with a 3:00 PM prayer service.

The Geist family prefers memorials to Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.

Delores is survived by Ben, her husband of 73 years; two sons—Keith (Dianna) Geist of Lodi, CA and Pastor Lyle (Carolyn) Geist of Tuscaloosa, AL; and two sisters—Edna Banik of the Faulkton Healthcare Center and Emma Banik of Spokane, WA.; six grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren.

Please visit to leave an online condolence or to view the tribute video.

Lien Funeral Home, Bowdle, is in charge of arrangements.

Comment Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in the comments section of are solely those of the comment author and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions held by

Leave a Comment