HAROLD P. GEISEN CROWN POINT, IN
Harold P. Geisen, age 95, of Crown Point, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at Wittenberg Village in Crown Point, IN. Harold is survived by his wife, Irene (nee Huseman) of 66 years; two daughters: Dianna (the late Ken) Sendre of Crown Point, IN and Helen Olson of Pittsburgh, PA; five grandsons: Bryan (Julie) Sendre, David (Jennifer Morrill) Sendre, Kevin (Ann) Sendre, Matthew (fiancee Danielle Grierson) Olson, and Steven Olson; and three great grandchildren: Andrew, Katherine, and Thomas. He was preceded in death by his son, Dennis; eight brothers; one sister; and parents: F. Charles and Regina Geisen. Harold was a lifelong member of St. Mary's Catholic Church where he ushered Mass for over 50 years and the Catholic Order of Foresters. He was retired from the U.S. Postal Service in Crown Point and Merrillville with over 38 years of service. He also worked along with his father, brothers, and nephews for many years in the family business, Geisen Funeral Home. Harold was a World War II Army veteran serving in Europe and was a member of both The American Legion Fred Schmidt Post #20 in Crown Point, and The V.F.W. Crown Point Memorial Post #6446. Harold was a natural inventor beyond handy. His skilled craftsmanship has created treasured keepsakes that will last generations. Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Geisen Funeral-Cremation & Reception Centre, (2 blocks east of Broadway) at 606 E. 113th Ave., Crown Point, IN from 3:00 to 5:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Funeral prayers will be said on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 9:15 AM at Geisen Funeral-Cremation & Reception Centre in Crown Point, IN followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM at St. Mary Catholic Church, 321 E. Joliet St., Crown Point, IN with Fr. Pat Kalich officiating. Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery in Crown Point, IN. Memorial donations may be given to: St. Mary's Catholic School. View directions and/or sign guestbook at www.GeisenFuneralHome.com or contact 219-663-2500.
Published in The Times from June 10 to June 12, 2013