Obit: Geiger, Elizabeth (1908 - 2004)
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Surnames: Geiger, Paulus, Peissig, Austin
----Sources: Herald Times Reporter (Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wis.) 3 March 2004
Geiger, Elizabeth (27 May 1908 - 1 March 2004)
DORCHESTER - Elizabeth Geiger, 95, of Dorchester died March 1, 2004, at Colonial Center, Colby.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Louis Catholic Church in Dorchester. Burial will be in Dorchester Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m., with a 9:30 a.m. rosary, until service time Thursday at the church. Maurina Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. She was born May 27, 1908, in the town of Stockton, Portage County, to Peter and Barbara Paulus. After the death of her parents, she moved to Wisconsin Rapids where she was employed at Riverview Hospital. In 1954, she moved to Dorchester and was employed as a housekeeper at St. Louis Rectory until she married Michael Geiger on Jan. 29, 1955. He preceded her in death. They farmed in the town of Mayville until 1959 when they sold their farm.
Elizabeth is survived by her stepchildren, Norbert (Gerry) Geiger, Margaret (Donald) Peissig, David (Carol) Geiger and Cyril Geiger, all of Dorchester, Paul (Pat) Geiger, St. Germaine, Therese Geiger, Waunakee, Mark (Lois) Geiger, Richfield and Jane (Dick) Austin, Auburndale; 34 stepgrandchildren and many stepgreat- and great-great-grandchildren.
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