Maynard Geilenkirchen

LINDSAY — Services for Maynard Geilenkirchen, 90, of Lindsay, will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Lindsay, with burial in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, with a 7 p.m. Knights of Columbus rosary. Newman Grove Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

He died Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, at the Mid-Nebraska Lutheran Home in Newman Grove.

He was born Jan. 15, 1927, to Fred and Mary (Kurtenbach) Geilenkirchen at Lindsay. He attended Holy Family Catholic School. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1945-1946 and was stationed in Japan.

On May 9, 1950, he married Elaine Iwansky at Holy Family Church in Lindsay. He was part owner of Monroe Construction, worked at Swift Packing Plant in Omaha, was a Lindsay policeman and worked at Lindsay Manufacturing. He was a member of Holy Family Church, the Lindsay American Legion, VFW and Knights of Columbus and enjoyed playing cards, gardening and playing and watching baseball. He enjoyed his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife Elaine of Lindsay; children David (Eilene) Geilenkirchen of Lindsay, Carol Martin of Liberty, Ted (Marcia) Geilenkirchen of Omaha, Gail (Bob) Mattke of Grand Island, Chris (Beth) Geilenkirchen of Norfolk, Mary (Bill) Speicher of Columbus and Neil Geilenkirchen of Lindsay; 16 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and two sisters Alice Arlt of Omaha and Mary Greenlee of St. Edward.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Dennis and two sons-in-law.

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