GAROLD E. GEISLEMAN, 86, of Columbia City, died on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at Miller's Merry Manor, Columbia City. Born in Plymouth, Ind., he was the son of the late Everette and Artabel Geisle man. He was a World War II Army veteran, a farmer, and retired from Slater Steel after 43 years of service. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Patricia J. Geisleman of Columbia City; sons, Michael and David, both of Columbia City and Gary of Sidney; daughters, Deborah Marble of Depew, Okla., Sandra Kopp of Litchfield, Minnesota and Karen Taylor of Fort Wayne; brothers, Paul and Arthur Geisleman; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Connie, in 1959; brothers, Donald, Glen and Harold; and an infant sister. Funeral service is 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Covington Memorial Funeral Home, 8408 Covington Road, with calling one hour prior to service. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at the funeral home. He will be laid to rest at Covington Memorial Gardens. www.covingtonmemorial.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Dec. 18, 2012