Willene Geiger of Courtenay, BC went to be with her Lord early in the morning of March 15, 2015 at the age of 86. She is survived by sons Dwight (Sandra) of Saanichton, Grant (Bev) of Ladysmith, Brian (Sandy) of Courtenay, Bruce (Katja) of Nanaimo and her daughter Laura (Ivano) of Victoria. There are 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Willene was born in Carnduff, Sask. into a large farming family. She was predeceased by her husband, Jack; her sisters Ada and Beth; her brothers Danny and Murray; she is survived by her brothers Neil and Alan; her sisters Lois and Carol.
Willene and her late husband Jack established Maplecroft Dairy Farm in Black Creek in 1978 and with determination, hard work, patience and love lived to see a dream realized. She was a woman with a strong Christian faith and her gentleness, quiet ways and simple faith will be remembered by her large family and many friends.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 11:00 am from Oceanview Community Church in Ladysmith with her son, the Reverend Dwight Geiger officiating. Funeral arrangements are in care of Piercy’s Mt Washington Funeral Home, Courtenay, BC.