of Renton, Washington, formerly of Creighton, died on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at his caregiver's home in Renton, Washington at the age of 96
Jacob was born in Creighton, South Dakota on July 20, 1921 to Jacob and Dorthea Geigle. He was one of three brothers (Otto and Adolf), and had four sisters (Johanna, Emelia, Bertha, and Rosie, who died a few days after birth).
Jacob was united in marriage to Bette Perovich in 1948, and they lived on the farm for several years, then he went into an electric wiring business. A few years later, they moved to Wasta, South Dakota where he worked for Colman Motors. In 1958, they moved to Centerville, South Dakota where he operated a standard oil station, then later owned a radiator and car repair shop. In 1966, Jacob moved his family to Seattle, Washington. He was employed by Boeing for about four years, and then worked at Northwestern Glass Company until he retired.
Besides his parents and siblings, Jacob was preceded in death by his daughter, Glenda Shattuck and his grandson, Benjamin Fike. He is survived by his sons, Robert Geigle (Lang) and Dale Geigle; his daugthers, Pamela “Pam” Fike and Paula (Todd) Schnebly. Jacob had seven grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, six great-granchildren, and two step-great-grandchildren.
A memorial services will be held at a later date.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.