Saturday, April 3, 2010

OBITUARY - EX-REGINA PATS - GEISTHARDT - MAX


Published: 2007-02-10

GEISTHARDT - Max - of Crofton British Columbia passed away on February 6, 2007 at the age of 68. He was predeceased by his parents Alfred & Matilda and a daughter Rachel Townsend. His is survived by his loving wife Eleanor, son Robert (Ally), granddaughter Marleigh and brothers Alfred (Darlene), Ronald and Elmer and numerous nieces and nephews.

He attended Innismore & Haultain public schools and Central Collegiate High School. He started his post secondary education at the University of Denver on a hockey scholarship and completed his studies at the Universities of Saskatchewan and Regina where he received his bachelor of education degree. He enjoyed a long career teaching in the public school ystems of both Regina and British Columbia.

He was a member of the Regina Pats Hockey Club (1956-58) and Regina Rams Football Team. A celebration of his life will take place at the Cowichan Golf Club in Duncan, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Max's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society.