Dolores B. (Brush) Geiken, 93, formerly of Grand Island, left this earthly home June 8, 2020 from the Mother Hull Home in Kearney, NE. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a private family service will be held at the Apfel Funeral Home in Grand Island. Chaplain Vickie Nielsen will officiate. Burial will be in the Grand Island City Cemetery.
Dolores was born on November 28, 1926 near Gothenburg, NE to Frank and Stella (Louezenheiser) Brush. She grew up in Gothenburg and received her education there. On November 2, 1946 she was united in marriage to Kenneth Geiken in Gothenburg. The couple lived in Gothenburg before moving to Grand Island in 1956 where Delores worked for Northwestern Bell Telephone Company until her retirement. Dolores was “Auntie” to her family of many that loved her. She spent her life serving and showing God’s love in all she did. Heaven has to celebrate her arrival. She waited a lifetime to see her Savior.
Dolores was a member of St. Pauls Lutheran Church, Telephone Pioneers, Eagles, Platt Deutsche, Stuhr Museum, YWCA, the Red Cross, and a volunteer at St. Francis Hospital.
She is survived by daughter Jacqueline Kay (Geiken) Lewis and son-in-law David C. Lewis of Kearney, granddaughter Gabriel Dee (Klein) Fielder and husband Casey Fielder, and great-grandchildren; Wednesday, Myka and Bastion.
Dolores was the youngest of eight children, and the last to leave this life.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her siblings, husband Kenneth L. Geiken and daughter Lori Dee Geiken at the age of 3.
Cards and memorials may be sent to the family at 3404 Avenue B Kearney, NE 68847. Online condolences may
Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.apfelfuneralhome. com