Date of BirthAugust 01, 2016

Charles Geiger Obituary

Date of BirthAugust 01, 2016

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Date of PassingMay 08, 2014

Charles Geiger Obituary

from Columbia, Indiana, United States

Date of BirthAugust 01, 2016

Charles Geiger Obituary

Date of BirthAugust 01, 2016

153 Views

Date of PassingMay 08, 2014

Charles Geiger Obituary

from Columbia, Indiana, United States


CROMWELL — Charles Geiger, 82, of Cromwell, died Thursday, May 8, 2014, at 7:02 p.m. at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on Aug. 1, 1931, to Adrian and Mary (Birch) Geiger in Noble County. On June 4, 1949, he married Catherine "Pat" Iden. She survives. He graduated from Cromwell High School in 1949 and was a lifetime area resident. He had worked as a farmer and avid gardener, and was employed by Juday Electric and Dell Zarse electric. He then formed Geiger Electric and was owner and operator of his own business. He drove school bus for West Noble School Corporation for a total 46 years. He played fast pitch softball for many years in multiple leagues in Fort Wayne as a pitcher and outstanding hitter, often times being labeled as a professional ball player. He participated in many World Fast Pitch Softball tournaments. He enjoyed his family and loved helping others, and had a passion for physical fitness. Surviving are his wife, three daughters, Vicki (Rodger) Brown of Syracuse, Trudy (Duane) Fetters of Kimmell, and Kim (Herb) Pattison of Fort Wayne; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Hugh (Kay) Geiger of Columbia City; one sister-in-law, Bonita Geiger, North Webster; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Geiger was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, JD Geiger. A funeral service will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Yeager Funeral Home with Chaplain Kurt Snyder of Whitley County Hospice Care officiating. Burial will be in Sparta Cemetery in Kimmell. Visitation is Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to Whitley County Hospice Care. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.yeagerfuneralhome.com.

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