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Monday, March 15, 2021

Obituary - Murel D. Geyer

Murel D. Geyer, age 89, of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, passed away on Friday, March 12, 2021 in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.

A memorial service will be held at a time to be determined. Murel will later be laid to rest at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville.

Murel was born in Oilton, Oklahoma on February 21, 1932 to Ezra W. Geyer and Minnie E. (Anderson) Geyer. Shortly after graduating high school, Murel proudly served his country in the United States Army in Korea with the 8th Army 204th Artillery from 1952 to 1954. Murel married Charelene, the "prettiest girl in the room," on September 10, 1955 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Kansas City, Missouri. 

Together they were blessed with two children, Carl and Teresa. Murel loved participating in scouting programs with his children and grandchildren. He enjoyed spending time with his family, hiking in the outdoors, studying history and was a skilled wood carver. Murel loved his Savior and was an active member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, where he had many beloved friends.

Murel was preceded in death by his parents, Ezra and Minnie Geyer; son, Carl Geyer; and three brothers, Denver, Donal, and Earl Geyer.

He is survived by his loving wife of over 65 years, Charelene Geyer; daughter, Teresa Lally (Rick); daughter in law, Kathy Geyer Semoni (Anthony); brother Billy Joe Geyer (Carole); five grandchildren, Christina Phillips (Aaron), Carl Geyer Jr. (Ila), Richard Lally (Loren), Alyssa Lally, and Mathew Lally; and five great grandchildren, Kelsi, Aubrey, Carter, Reed, and Nason.