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Zidania "Dana" Faye (Miller) Geiger

May 9, 1957 ~ June 8, 2021 (age 64)


Zidania "Dana" Faye Geiger, 64, of Avilla, passed away on June 8, 2021, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. 

Born in Garrett, on May 9, 1957, to Bill Miller and the late Glenda Days.  She spent her formative years in Noble County, graduating from East Noble High School in 1975.

Dana was married to Terry Geiger in Jamaica, on November 25, 2000.

She worked for Cox Cable of Fort Wayne, at Time Temporary in accounting, the Sit N Bull, and most recent Northwest Allen County School Corporation.

Dana was a member of the American Legion Post #240 Auxiliary.

She loved her plants and flowers. She enjoyed the summer and working in her yard. More than anything she loved her family trips especially to Pompano Beach, Florida.

Dana is survived by her husband of 20 years, Terry Geiger; her daughter, Angie Moriarity; her four stepchildren, Chad (Vickie Fischer) Geiger, Terra Geiger, Adam Geiger and Jessica (Travis Barnes) Geiger; her father, Bill Miller; her two sisters, Wendy (Terry) Dyer and Andrea Shank; her brother, Bryan (Karri) Miller; two grandsons, Cobin and McClain Moriarity; ten step-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her mother and stepfather, Glenda and Kenneth Shank; two sisters, Renee Cottier and Denise Garver.

Funeral Services will take place at Avilla Calvary United Methodist Church on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., with calling one hour prior to the service.
The family will also receive friends at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco Chapel, on Friday, June 11, 2021, from 2 to 8 p.m.

Burial taking place at Huntertown Cemetery, Huntertown.

Memorials may be directed to the family for her grandsons' college fund.

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Public Viewing
June 11, 2021

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home - Churubusco
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723

Public Viewing
June 12, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Avilla Calvary United Methodist Church
101 Cherry Street
Avilla, IN 46701

Funeral Service
June 12, 2021

10:00 AM
Avilla Calvary United Methodist Church
101 Cherry Street
Avilla, IN 46701

Interment following funeral service
June 12, 2021

Huntertown Cemetery
Cedar Canyon
Huntertown, IN 46748


Family for Grandchildren's Education Fund

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