Janelle M. Geiger


LA MOILLE - Janelle Marie Geiger, 44, of LaMoille, passed away Jan. 19, 2021 from injuries sustained in a vehicular accident near Princeton.

Visitation will be held from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 24 at the Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota. Private family burial will be on Jan. 25 at Union Cemetery, LaMoille with Rev. Paul Darveau officiating. Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota is assisting the family.

Janelle was born July 27, 1976 in Rockford to Joseph and Frances (Bantista) Beattie. She married David Geiger on Dec. 12, 1997 at Zion Lutheran Church of Clarion.

Survivors include her husband; one son, Owen Geiger; one daughter, Cassidy Geiger; her parents, Joseph and Frances Beattie of LaMoille; one brother, Brian (Judy) Beattie of Mendota; four sisters, Vickie (Beattie) Arbuckle of Amboy, Denice (Beattie) Schmidt of Mendota, Connie (Beattie) Stanfield of Princeton and Shelly (Beattie) Miller of Chicago; and her mother-in-law, Anita Geiger.

She was preceded in death by her maternal and paternal grandparents; one brother, Stephen Beattie; one sister, Laura Curtis; and her father-in-law, Dan Geiger.

Janelle was a 1994 graduate of LaMoille High School. She worked at Mendota Child Development on and off in between motherhood. She was an EMT for LaMoille Ambulance. She was the #1 fan of the Green Bay Packers and #1 fan of Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Jr. She loved working in her garden in the summer, summer vacations in Siren, Wis. and holidays, especially Christmas when she enjoyed baking, cooking and decorating the house.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to LaMoille Ambulance, Breast Cancer Awareness or LaMoille FFA.

Online condolences may be left at www.merrittfh.com.

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