Merlin Victor Geib

Born: Tue., Jan. 18, 1955
Died: Thu., Apr. 20, 2017


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sun., Apr. 23, 2017
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sun., Apr. 23, 2017
Location: Hartman Sons Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Mon., Apr. 24, 2017
Location: Hartman Sons Funeral Home

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Columbus Grove, Ohio

Merlin Victor Geib, 62, passed at 7:35 am,  Thursday, April 20, 2017, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Inpatient Hospice, Lima.  He was born in St. Marys, Ohio , January 18, 1955, to Paul C. Geib and Gertrude W. "Gertie" (Jung) Geib Miller.  They both preceded him in death along with his step-father Ralph L. Miller.

On June 21, 1986, he married Cathy L. Feeney, she survives in Putnam County, Ohio.

He is survived by three brothers:  Michael R. (Patricia) Geib of New Knoxville, Mark (Sherri) Geib of Waldron, MI and Maurice G. (Doreen) Miller of Columbus Grove;  and several nieces and nephews.

Merlin was a graduate of Columbus Grove High School, class of 1973.  He attended ITT Tech for service and repair of refrigeration units.  He worked for Tracy's Appliances, Lima, for 38 years.  Merlin was a life member of the NRA.  He enjoyed farming, raising live stock , hunting, helping with 4-H, and camping.  Merlin was very attached to his Jack Russell, Zoey.

Services will begin at 1:00 pm on Monday, April 24, 2017, at Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove.  Father Mark Hoying will officate, with burial to follow in German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen, Ohio.

Friends may call on Sunday, April 23, 2017, from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00pm at Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rita's Inpatient Hospice or Putnam County 4-H.

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Peter Renn
   Posted Fri April 21, 2017
Mark, please know I share your loss. Loosing a brother is like nothing else. My deepest to you and your family

   Posted Fri April 21, 2017
Prayers to the entire family at this time of great loss. May God Bless and comfort each one of you!!

Sandy Blackmore
   Posted Sat April 22, 2017
Cathy - Remembering you both with love, laughter and fun times. Know I am thinking of you with deepest sympathy.

Paul & Cathy Warnecke
   Posted Sat April 22, 2017
To Cathy & The Brothers: We sincerely send our deepest sympathy for your great loss. Merlin was such a nice man, and even though we didn't see him often, Paul enjoyed visiting with him when we did see him...He was a very nice man, and we are sure you all will miss him very much...he was a good neighbor and good friend and good man...our loving thoughts and prayers to you all.

Marilyn Barrere
   Posted Sun April 23, 2017
Cathy, Mike, Mark, Maurice and families. Please accept my deepest condolences. I grew up with this wonderful family at the United Church of Christ, and graduated with Merlin. He was always kind, polite, soft spoken and yet had his own sense of humor! God has received another Angel!

Kris Tabler-Nemeth
   Posted Mon April 24, 2017
Cathy, please accept my most sincere condolences for your loss. I did not know Merlin very will, but do remember the few moments spent with him as full of laughter and kindness. Peace to you and the family.

Susan Triplett
   Posted Tue April 25, 2017
Cathy, we are saddened to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Jeff and Susan Triplett

   Posted Fri May 19, 2017
My sincere condolences to the family for your loss. May the promises in God’s word provide you with comfort and strength during this most difficult time. John 5:28-29

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