McGilley State Line Chapel

12301 State Line Road, Kansas City, MO


Braham John Geha, M.D.

January 23, 1927May 14, 2020

Braham John Geha, 93, passed away peacefully on May 14, 2020 surrounded by his family. Born to Abraham Henry Geha and Sarah Marie Geha on January 23, 1927, in Cameron, Missouri, he was the third of four children. Braham Geha was proceeded in death by his two loving parents, his brother Thomas, and his two sisters Thelma and Anna. At a young age, his family moved to Kansas City where he graduated from Bishop Lillis High School. He served in the Navy during World War ll. He furthered his education at Rockhurst University where he found his passion for medicine. He completed his medical training at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska and along the way met a nursing student by the name of Mary Ann Harmsen. Braham and Mary Ann married September 10, 1955 and had four children, Christopher, Deborah, Catherine, and Daniel. After graduating medical school, he completed his residency in Internal Medicine at General Hospital in Kansas City. Dr. Geha started his private practice and associated with the sisters of Carondelet and St. Joseph’s Hospital that spanned over 50 years. He founded Ward Parkway Health Services where his two physician sons, Christopher and Daniel later joined him. He was passionate about providing Catholic healthcare to the Kansas City community. He is survived by his beloved wife (Mary Ann), his four children, his 17 grandchildren, and his 8 great-grandchildren. He is deeply loved, dearly missed, and will forever be cherished. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 15, 2020 at Ascension Catholic Church 9510 West 127 Street Overland Park, Kansas. Please share a memory or note of condolence at www.mcgilleystatelinechapel.com.


15 June

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Church of the Ascension

127th and Grant
Overland Park, KS 66213

15 June

Committal Service

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Mt. Olivet Cemetery

7601 Blue Ridge Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64138


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Braham John Geha, M.D.

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Angie Finegan

May 31, 2020

Mary Ann and family,
I have so many wonderful memories of Dr Braham and your whole family!
He was a wonderful man and was sooo good to my whole family!!
He will always have a soecual place in my heart!!!
I know he will be so missed by all of u but hopefully your memories will always be tucked away in your heart.
Love to all of u!

Mark McGilley

May 29, 2020

Chris- sorry about your Dad’s death. Your Dad & both my parents were born in 1927. Braham was my Mother’s Dr for years and I use to take her for her Appts. I left a message for you at your office. I will try to see you at the Mass. Let me know if I can be of any assistance.

Take Care & God Bless

Sr. Helen Alder

May 27, 2020

Dr. Geha had a profound influence on me as a person and as an RN.
I am so thankful he stuck with SJH and SJMC and also he diagnosed and cared for, lovingly, my father who died of cancer in 1982.
He and, and you his family, will always be in my prayers,
Love and prayers, Sr. Helen Alder,CSJ, RN

Sister Gabrielle Smits

May 27, 2020

Dear Chris, and Dan and family,,
Know as our Loving god welcomes your dear Father into his Eternal home, may you each hold loving memories and all that your Father offered you to embrace your lives and share your many gifts to so many as wonderful physicians.
I will always treasure the times at St.Joseph's Medical Center
that people praised your Dad for his wonderful care of the patients and his respect for all the staff.
I was a chaplain at St. Josephs 1993-2015.
Know you are all in my prayers,
Sister Gabrielle Smits CSJ

Sr. Laverne Aufmuth csj

May 27, 2020

As a nurse at St. Joseph Medical Center had the privilege
to work with Dr. Geha for many years.
My self and the Sisters of St. Joseph Carondelet deeply
appreciate his support, and compassionate patient care.
Know that Dr. Geha/family are in prayer.

Dan Vater

May 25, 2020

To the Geha Family,

I am just now learning of the passing of your father and I wanted to express my condolences and sympathies to Chris, Debbie, Cathy and Dan and their families, as well as your mother.

Your father was a good man and I am sure all of you miss him greatly. My mom passed in 2013 and I think of her every day.

God Bless.

Dan Vater
Overland Park, KS

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