Strate Funeral Home

505 10Th Street, Davenport, WA


Gregory Warren "Gary" Geib

July 29, 1933July 18, 2019

Gregory Warren “Gary” Geib Gary passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019, at the age of 85 in Spokane, WA. He was born on July 29, 1933, in Spokane, WA to Albert and Florence Geib. He grew up in Wilbur and graduated from Wilbur High School in 1951. He then attended Whitworth College for a couple of years prior to being inducted into the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers in the fall of 1954. Following basic training in Fort Ord, CA, he served 2 years in Sampigny, France. After being honorably discharged, he returned to the family farm and continued farming until 1990. He truly enjoyed all of his many years of farming and the local friendships made with the area farmers. Gary enjoyed fishing, traveling, snowmobiling, and antique car collecting. He and his wife were snow birds for 10 years in Mesquite, Nevada. Gary was a member for many years of both the Washington Association of Grain Growers and the Community Presbyterian Church. He was a past President of the Wilbur Lions Club, served 10 years on the Agriculture Conservation Committee as well as a board member of the Central Washington Grain Growers. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Marian (Miller) Geib; 2 children: Greg (Cindy) Geib, Mary Lynne (Ron) Schilling; 2 grandchildren: Holly (Josh) Siler, Heath (Kelli) Geib; 2 great grandchildren: Piper Geib and Sawyer Geib; and 1 sister: Glenda (Ross) McLaughlin and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at the Wilbur Community Center from 2:00-5:00 p.m. Memorial donations may be made in Gary’s name to the Wilbur Cemetery Association, PO Box 168, Wilbur, WA 99185 or Hospice of Spokane, PO Box 2215, Spokane, WA 99210-2215. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.stratefuneralhome.com for the Geib family. Strate Funeral Home, DAVENPORT, WA, is caring for the family.


14 September

Celebration of Life

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Wilbur Community Center

1-99 SW Railroad, Wilbur, WA 99185


Gregory Warren "Gary" Geib

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cristi zacherle

July 30, 2019

Geib Family,

Sending healing prayers and humble comforting hugs. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family. Your father was so kind and patient through growing up and even the high school years. He was so very kindhearted and sympathetic. Thank you for sharing him with my childhood. Love, Cristi