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Patricia Bickhaus Geise

Patricia Bickhaus Geise

Patricia Bickhaus Geise, age 89, of Quincy, died on Monday, April 19, 2021 in her home. She was born on March 24, 1932 in Quincy the only child of Clem and Mildred (Schanz) Bickhaus. Patricia was married to Robert J. Geise. Pat greatly enjoyed her animals and farming. She was also a certified nutritionist and worked for many years at St. Mary's Hospital. She was also a lifelong member of the St. Mary Hospital Guild.

Pat is survived by:
FIVE CHILDREN: Jane McFarland and her husband Randy; Barbara Nieders and her husband Rome; John R. Geise; Beth Geise and Gail Ehrhart and her husband Mark.
EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN: Max McFarland, Joseph McFarland and his wife Kaylee; Maggie Erd and her husband Carl; Jacob Meyer and his wife Amanda; Joshua Meyer and his wife Ana; Samuel Geise, Marcus Ehrhart and Nicole Violet Ehrhart.
SEVEN GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: Kirby McFarland; Esmae Erd, Elias Erd, Oliver Meyer, Edison Meyer, Bella Geise and Sophia Geise.

Pat was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Francis Catholic Church. Interment in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the services at 11:00 a.m. Memorials may be made to the Quincy Humane Society or to St. Francis Catholic Church.

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From:
Ellen Crossland
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Pat was a big part of our lives. Our back yards joined so much of our time was spent at the Geise's. Pat always had some wonderful pets we would play with. My parents, Merle and Ann Crossland also thought the world of her. She was a strong, wonderful lady. She will be missed by all. Praayers to the family.
From:
Diane Frese
Quincy, IL
Comments:
I hope Pat is celebrating life in heaven now. She was a lovely lady, and a long time close friend to my late mother. A very sweet, kind woman. Rest In Peace.
From:
Yvette Phillips
Comments:
What can I say about P.A....conversations about anything and everything! Strength, perseverance and an infectious laugh. Sheep dogs, turkey tetrazzini, lady fingers from Dixie Cream, my love of ferns and the BEST Screwdrivers I've ever had!!
Most of all I thank you for my dear friend, Beth.
Rest well lady, I look forward to more conversations and screwdrivers in heaven.
Condolences, prayers and love for the family.
From:
Donna Faust
Ballwin, MO
Comments:
The Fischer grandkids adored Pat and loved going to “Pat’s Farm”. My mom will miss dropping off goodies to Pat and Fat Cat. What a sweet lady.
From:
Mariann Barnard
Vicksburg, MI
Comments:
Dear Jane and entire family,
Our deepest condolences st the passing of your Mom. I love ever story about her, and seeing her in your drive, visiting Max. Bless you all, she was a truly unique person. She will be missed.
From:
St. Mary Hospital "Then and Now" Community
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Remembering Pat as she walked the halls of St. Mary Hospital leaving her footprint in the St. Mary Hospital legacy. Sending our sympathy in thoughts and prayers.
From:
Helga and Family
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Our hearts and sympathy is with you in these times of grief.
The Williams Family