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Anna Rose Geist

Anna Rose Geist, 98, WaKeeney, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney.

She was born July 21, 1915, in rural Ellis County to Ignatz and Elizabeth (Weber) Flax.

She married Adam Geist on Oct. 20, 1936, in Ellis. He preceded her in death Oct. 9, 1999. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include two sons, Donald Geist and Norman Geist, both of WaKeeney; three daughters, Delores Kerbaugh, Hill City, Elaine Werth, WaKeeney, and Frieda Werth, Wichita; two sisters, Regina Schuster, Ellis, and Bertha Riedel, WaKeeney; 26 grandchildren; 56 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Mary Ann; a daughter, Janet Sporing; a grandson; and twin great-great-grandsons.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Christ the King Catholic Church, WaKeeney; burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, with a vigil following, both at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney.

Memorials are suggested to the Christ the King building fund or cemetery fund in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.schmittfuneral.com.