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Harry L. Geiger

February 24, 1948 ~ February 15, 2019 (age 70)


Harry L Geiger, 70, of Churubusco, passed away on February 15, 2019, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.

Born in Fort Wayne, on February 24, 1948, to the late, Earl and Mary (Harter) Geiger. He spent his formative years in Churubusco, graduating from Churubusco High School in 1966.

Harry was married to Loretta Kay Wakeman in Las Vegas, on February 10, 1987. She preceded him in death on December 16, 2007.

He worked at C & A Tool in Churubusco, retiring in 2005 after 20 years.

Harry is survived by four daughters, Nicole (John) Bortner, Trina Peters, Sherri Godschalk and Michelle Godschalk; a son, Harold (Heidi Geller) Coil; a brother, Chuck (Joyce) Geiger; three sisters, Bonnie (Bill) Schirmeyer, Mary Ann Garte and Pauline (Jerry) Lane; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by three sisters, Helen Bolenbaugh, Leona Upgraft and Claire Nuenthal; two brothers, George Geiger and Paul Geiger.

Services will take place at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at 10:00 AM, with calling one hour prior to the service.

Family will also receive friends on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, from 3:00 PM until 7:00 PM.

Burial will take place at Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam.

In Lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to Cancer Services of N.E. Indiana or the Shepard's House.

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February 19, 2019

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723

Funeral Service
February 20, 2019

10:00 AM
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723

Interment following funeral service
February 20, 2019

Christian Chapel Cemetery
U.S. 33 just east of State Road 9
Merriam, IN 46701


Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana
6316 Mutual Drive, Fort Wayne IN 46825
Tel: 1-260-484-9560

The Shepherd's House
519 Tennessee Ave, Fort Wayne IN 46805
Tel: 1-260-424-2500

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