Margaret Ann “Peggy” Emmerich Geier, 50, of Independence, Mo., went to be with the Lord Thursday, July 26, 2012, surrounded by her family.

Margaret Ann “Peggy” Emmerich Geier, 50, of Independence, Mo., went to be with the Lord Thursday, July 26, 2012, surrounded by her family.


Peggy was born to James and Inge Emmerich on June 21, 1962, in Evanston, Ill.  On July 6, 1985, Peggy was united in marriage to Brian Keith Geier. At that time, she inherited a beloved step-son, Brian Ross Geier, who thoroughly embraced his new Peggy Mom. On February 28, 1988, their union was blessed with the birth of their daughter, Megan Marie Geier. February 24, 2000, the family was blessed to welcome a new son, Zachary Ross Geier, into this world. Peggy attended Madison Area Technical College and graduated with a degree in Dental Hygiene. Peggy was a member of the Church of Christ (Temple Lot) of Independence, Mo. She was an active volunteer at her son’s schools, Randall Elementary and William Southern Elementary of Independence, Mo.


Peggy is survived by a husband of 27 years, Brian Keith of Independence, Mo., a step-son, Brian Ross (Stephanie) Geier  of Chicago, Ill., a daughter Megan Marie (Mike) Sandridge of Independence, Mo., her mother, Inge Heinz of Madison, Wis., a brother John (Gretchen) Emmerich, a sister, Teri (Mike) Klawitter and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Peggy has been preceded in death by her son Zachary Ross Geier and her father, James Emmerich.


A memorial service will be held Monday, July 30, 2012, at the Church of Christ (Temple Lot), 200 S. River, Independence, Mo. (816) 833-3995 at 5 p.m.


In lieu of flowers, please consider the needs of the family. A visitation and dinner will follow for all who would like to express condolences, share Peggy stories, and spend time with the family.


Arrangements: Church Funeral Association, 913-789-9600.



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