Obit: Geisler, Selma M. (1912 - 2004)

Contact:  Kipp Kippenhan

----Source: Wednesday, January 7, 2004 edition of the Tribune - Record - Gleaner

Selma Geisler

Selma M. Geisler, 91, Owen, died Thursday, Jan. 01, 2004, at the Clark County Health Care Center, Owen. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Monday, Jan. 5, at Maurina Funeral Home, Owen. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Withee. Robert Ruprich officiated. Pallbearers were her grandchildren, Peter Hannan, Karen Tartar, Nancy Edwards, Cheryl Schmidt, and Eric Bushnell.

Selma M. Abel was born on Aug. 19, 1912 to Gustave and Mary (nee Wehrman) Abel. She married Norman Geisler on Sept. 8, 1936 in Greenwood. They farmed in the Town of Warner, near Greenwood, until 1959, when they moved to Owen. They worked as janitors at Owen-Withee High School for many years. Her interests included sewing, baking, and gardening.

Survivors include her daughters, Evelyn Geisler, Loyal, Caroline Hannan, Loyal, and Betty (Brian) Bushnell, Wausau; five grandchildren, Peter Hannan, Karen Tartar, Nancy Edwards, Cheryl Schmidt, and Eric Bushnell; nine great- grandchildren; and one sister, Elsie Abel, Greenwood.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Norman, on Dec. 3, 2000; a grandson, Paul Hannan; one sister, Marcella Abel, and one son-in-law, James Hannan.

Maurina Funeral Home, Owen, assisted the family with arrangements.

 

 


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