Obituaries

William Martin Geske

May 4, 1973 - November 17, 2018

William  Martin  Geske

Obituary

William Martin Geske, 45, formally of Crystal Lake, IL and currently a resident of Caledonia IL, passed away November 17, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was born May 4, 1973 in Elgin, IL, the son of David and Sharyn (Auld) Geske. Upon graduating from Crystal Lake South High School, he went on to receive a bachelor’s degree from Central Methodist University. Will married the love of his life, Leslie, on July 21, 2007 at Christ the Rock Lutheran Church in Rockford, IL. He worked as a Financial Advisor at Edward Jones for 10 years. He was a member of many different clubs and an outstanding member of his community. He was a member of Loves Park Rotary, Cosmopolitan Club, Mauh-Nah-Tee-See Country Club, Big Thunder Grange, and Club Blue. Will loved to spend time with his daughters, golf, watch Cubs or Bears games, play poker or cards, watch and discuss movies, and travel to new places.

Will is loved and missed by his wife; parents; daughters, Lila Hope Geske and Nora Camille Geske; sisters, Lea (Timothy) Cornish, Janice Geske, and Karre (Michael) Cromwell; mother and father in laws, Jennifer and Gregory Gibson, and Kenneth Harrison; brother and sister in laws, Bryce (Stacy) Aldrich, Shannon (David) Canfield, Jennifer (Nathan) Lafleur, and Landry Gibson; and nieces and nephews, Gentry, Jaxson, and Justice Cromwell, Jacob Cornish, Brandon and Briley Aldrich, Jacob, Connor, Dawson, and Chloe Canfield, and Eli Gibson. He is preceded in death by his grandparents and brother in law, Kevin Sinning.

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL. A visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services with a Boone County Grange service at 7:30 p.m. Burial in Belvidere Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials under Will’s name may be made out to Cancer Treatment Center of America, 2520 Elisha Ave, Zion, IL 60099, Cancer Commons, 5050 El Camino Real, Suite 215, Los Altos, CA 94022, or any cancer charity of your choosing. To light a candle or share a condolence please visit www.AndersonFCS.com

Service Schedule

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services with a grange service at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
10:00 am

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL.

Burial in Belvidere Cemetery.

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Will’s Family: I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Will was a phenomenal person and adviser. I greatly appreciated his advice and good humor and often marveled at his ability to understand each person, their families and their finances.

Connie Gagliano 2018-11-28T09:10:38

Will was such a warm and caring person. As my financial advisor, he made everything easy for this inexperienced client. Please accept my condolences for the great loss you must feel.

Becky & Jim Antrim 2018-11-24T10:44:53

Our deepest and sincere sympathies to the family of Willie Geske

Sandi and Gary Szalakiewicz 2018-11-22T21:09:05

Leslie and girls, we are so very sad for all of you. It was a blessing to know Will for the short time that we did, as to know him is to love him. We are thinking of you all and will continue to keep you in our hearts and prayers.

Krista and Ryan Heavin 2018-11-20T15:31:57

Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. It has been a joy to have known Will over the years and watch you both grow as wonderful parents to your darling girls. He was a special man of integrity and character. He will certainly be missed!

Michelle @ Schmidt Dental 2018-11-20T10:08:07

Sharon and Dave. There are no words to express how sorry we alll are for your loss. You are in our thought and prayers. Your friend at Andy’s

Barb Kearns. From Andys 2018-11-20T08:35:45

Leslie I am so sorry for your loss.
Will was a good person and will be back in the resurrection,
John 5:28,29

Mike Harrison 2018-11-20T08:01:14

Leslie, I am sorry for your loss. I will be praying for you and your family.

Mary Beth Laubenstein 2018-11-19T20:39:46

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. May his memory be a blessing.

The Wyatt Family 2018-11-19T19:55:30

We always enjoyed our meetings with Will. He will be remembered and missed by so many. Will and the Geske family will be in our thoughts and payers.

Phil and Maureen Herlihey 2018-11-19T17:13:11

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