November 25, 2012 in Obituaries

Obituary: Eickmeyer, Geraldine Mae

Age 91

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EICKMEYER, Geraldine Mae Born March 11, 1921 in Quincy, WA and passed away November 16, 2012 in Spokane, WA. She was the oldest of Ed and Florence Petrak’s three children. She married her loving husband Virl Eickmeyer, and together they raised their family. Geraldine lived most of her married life in Spokane. Her and husband, Ike, owned and operated Ike’s Marina for 30 + years. Geraldine enjoyed traveling, music, gardening and being with family. She was preceded in death by her husband Virl (Ike) Eickmeyer, and her brother, William Petrak. Geraldine is survived by her daughter, Nancy Ehrhardt; and sons, Virl, Roy, and Robert; one brother, Ned Petrak; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, November 30, 2012 beginning at 11:00AM at RIPLINGER FUNERAL HOME, 4305 N. DIVISION, SPOKANE, WA. Private interment at Wild Rose Cemetery. Online guestbook at

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