He was born on December 11, 1957, in Centralia, Illinois, the son of William Joseph and Dorothy Jean (Morgan) Geilhausen.
Mr. Geilhausen is survived by his sister, Cindy Jo Robinson of Centralia, Illinois; nephew, Jonathan Robinson and wife Justine of Saint Peters, Missouri; niece, Casey Reed and husband Phil of Chesterfield, Missouri; great-nephew, Joseph Robinson and great-nieces, Lilith Robinson and Penelope Reed.
Mr. Geilhausen was a patron of the Saint Louis Art Museum. He loved riding his bicycle through Forest Park in Saint Louis, Missouri. He was an avid fan of Duke Basketball. He cherished the time spent with his family, especially his niece, nephew, great-nieces and great-nephew.
Mr. Geilhausen was Director of National Accounts at Villa Lighting in Saint Louis, Missouri for the last 5 years. He was formerly a central regional executive at Phillips Lighting in Saint Louis, Missouri from 1990 until 2015. He started his lighting profession in Saint Louis, Missouri, with Villa Lighting. Earlier in his life, he owned and operated The Lite Shoppe in Centralia, Illinois. Mr. Geilhausen graduated with Centralia High School’s “Class of 1975”. He lived in the St. Louis, Missouri area since 1984 and formerly lived in Centralia, Illinois.
Graveside services for Mr. Michael William Geilhausen will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at Hillcrest Memorial Park near Centralia, Illinois.
Friends are asked to go directly to the cemetery on Tuesday. The family asks those who are attending to please be mindful of social distancing, wear a mask, and take any health precautions necessary to ensure a healthy environment. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park near Centralia, Illinois. There will be a private family gathering at the Moran Queen-Boggs Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Geilhausen’s honor to Saint Louis Art Museum in Saint Louis, Missouri and will be received by the Moran Queen-Boggs Funeral Home at 134 South Elm Street in Centralia, Illinois.
Please view the online obituary, send condolences or share memories with Mr. Geilhausen’s family at moranfuneralhome.net or on the Moran Queen-Boggs Funeral Home’s Facebook page.