"RURAL BOYD -- Richard "Richie" R. Geist, 10, passed away Saturday, Feb. 15, 2003, as a result of a farming accident.
He was born on Dec. 28, 1992, the son of Richard and Linda (Wilbur) Geist. He was a fourth grade student at Boyd Elementary School in Boyd. He loved the outdoors, fishing and hunting with his father. He also loved snowmobiling, horses, his John Deere tractors and especially his dog "Red".
He is survived by: his loving family; his parents, Richard and Linda Geist; brothers and sister, Travis and Eric (special friend, Chris Symbal) and Becky Geist; his maternal grandmother, Marie Wilbur (special friend, Tom Pesik), all of Stanley; paternal grandparents, Ted and Evelyn Geist of Boyd; great grandparents, Thor and Eleanor Sande and Merle Wilbur; aunts and uncles, Gordon Wilbur Jr., Lois Sopiarz, Ed and Lisa Wilbur, Kathy and Shane Podolak, Andy and Steve Wilbur, Jean Rygiel, Jerry Howe, Janet Rusinko, Gene and Phylis Ludvigsen, Neil and Jeanne Geist, and Darrel and Loreen Geist; plus many cousins; and great aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by: his grandfather, Gordon Wilbur Sr.; and great grandmother, Twila Schara.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18 St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Boyd with burial in Edson Union Cemetery.
Friends may call on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Plombon Funeral Home in Stanley and one hour prior to services on Tuesday."