James P. "Jim" Geib

James P. "Jim" Geib, son of Ambrose C. and Celia J. of the Chicago area, passed on to our Lord this day, Dec. 23, 2006.

Jim came from German immigrants in Sheboygan and Newburg.

Some of the Geibs were entrepreneurs who moved to Illinois and started manufacturing businesses, including Geib and Schaefer, Geib Inc. and the Nor-wood Co..

Jim spent many years with the Norwood Co. before starting Geib Enterprises Ltd.

He skied, hunted, remodeled, built barns, homes, etc., keeping the Geib reputation as an entrepreneur.

He also enjoyed vacationing with his family across the USA and Canada.

He leaves his beloved wife, Bunny (Dorothy Marie); four loving children, Wendy Geib, Jim Geib, Jeffrey (Lisa) Geib and Jess (Erica) Geib; seven grandchildren, Jake, Jennifer, J.P., Josh, Julie, Jeana and John; and a great-grandchild, J.J.

This gentleman was a loyal friend to many throughout his life time.

A funeral service in honor of Jim will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 27, at 7;30 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend, with Father Jeffrey Haines officiating.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 7:30 p.m.

Interment will take place in St. Joseph Cemetery in River Grove, Ill.