Luke Geertz, 63, Croghan

CROGHAN, NY – Luke Geertz, 63, passed away Tuesday evening, May 7, 2019, at
University Hospital, Syracuse.

Calling hours are 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at Iseneker Funeral
Home, Inc. There will be no funeral service.

He is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Julia and Adrian Balderrama of Las
Cruces, NM; two step sons, Dean and wife, Dianna Martin of Croghan, Wally Martin of
Lowville; a long time friend Anna Marie Kargo of Croghan, 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three aunts, many nieces nephews and cousins.

Luke was born Jan. 19, 1956, in Newport News, VA, a son of the late Eric and Dorothea Endmann Geertz. Luke was a proud Marine from 1974 to 1976.

He was predeceased by his significant other Andrea Martin of 32 years.

He was also predeceased by his son Paul Malcom Geertz who passed at ten years old.

Luke was an animal lover and enjoyed fishing , he enjoyed playing games on the
computer and spending time with family he had a love for water from rivers, creeks, to oceans and open sea , he enjoyed feeding and watching birds and chipmunks. Luke was a man of short words but had the eyes of an angel and a smile that could light up a room, he liked to play board games and he loved to be a back seat driver.

Arrangements are with Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville.

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