LENORA ELLEN GEIGER, 95, formerly of Green Township, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2013, at North Ridge Village, Albion. She graduated from LaOtto High School, Manchester College, and Indiana University. On Feb. 27, 1941, she married R. Franklin Geiger in Columbia City. She was an elementary teacher for 33 years, retiring from Churubusco Elementary School in 1982. She was a member of Sugar Grove Church of God, was an expert in family and community genealogy, and enjoyed quilting, sewing, Bible study, Haiku poetry, and painting. Surviving are her children, Joan (Hanson) Young of Huntington, Janice (Robert) Parquet of Churubusco and John F. (Janis) Geiger of Columbia City; sister, Ruth Arehart of Churubusco; grandchildren, Carey and Lamar Young, Suzanne, David and Steven Parquet, and Matthew, Nicholas, and Andrew Geiger; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband in 2010; parents, James F. and Elva (Bosler) Fulk; brothers, John, Jay, A. Lee, and Jacob Earl Fulk; and an infant brother. Service is 11 a.m. Thursday in Sugar Grove Church of God, with calling one hour prior. Pastor Tim Grable officiating. Calling also from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco. Burial in Eel River Cemetery south of Churubusco. Memorials to Bear Lake Camp, 1805 S. 16th St., Albion, IN 46701.
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Apr. 23, 2013