Obit: Geisler, Otto (1859-1930)





----Source: Greenwood Gleaner 10/ /1930




Otto Geisler was born October 19, 1859 in Sheboygan and passed away at his home in Greenwood, September 28, 1930, at the age of 70 years, 11 months and 9 days.

His boyhood days were spent in Sheboygan. He came to Clark county in 1878 and he and his father began to make a farm out of what was at that time a wilderness.

He was married to Miss Anna Conrad of Theresa, Dodge county, January 20, 1881 and together they developed a fine farm which remained their home until 1926 when they moved to Greenwood. Their son William taking possession of the farm.

On July 3rd he fell and broke his hip and was taken to the Marshfield hospital where he remained until Sept. 17th, when he was brought home.

He leaves to mourn his death, his wife and three sons, Edward, William, and Adolph, (one daughter died in infancy), four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was the last of six children, one brother having passed away in June.

Services were held at Greenwood Reformed church, Rev. Franzmeier preached in English on Prov. 23, 18 and Rev. Pfeiffer took the litergical part and preached in German on John I:27-28. "The Master is here and calleth thee."

The body was laid to rest in the Braun Settlement cemetery.



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