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Ernest Geiger

Dates:
Birth date: September 26, 1938
Death date: February 9, 2012

Obituary:
Ernest “Ernie” H. Geiger died at his home February 9, 2012. He was 73 years old.
He was born September 26, 1938 in Aniwa, son of the late Henry and Elizabeth (Strasser) Geiger. He married Carol Dey in 1968 in Waukegan, IL, she survives.

Mr. Geiger served in Korean War in the U. S. Army. He was a TV repairman and was a newspaper carrier for the Antigo Daily Journal, the Green Bay Press Gazette, Wausau Daily Herald and the Chicago Tribune. He had also worked at Tecumseh. He returned to Antigo in 1974 after spending years in New Holstein, and in New Mexico. He was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church.
He was an amateur Ham Radio operator and enjoyed camping, fishing, and going to the casino. He was a very caring man and had a good sense of humor. He especially liked time playing with his granddaughters.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Jeff (Tracy) Geiger, Antigo and Greg (Jody) Geiger, Elcho; granddaughters, Destiny and Vanessa; a sister, Lorraine Fondow, Antigo; brothers, Lyle (Janice) Geiger and Gerald (Janice) Geiger, Aniwa, Arthur Geiger, Milwaukee, and William Geiger, Briggsville. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Renae Mattmiller and June Ryan; brothers, Charlie, Milton, Henry and Edwin Geiger.
Funeral services will be at Calvary Lutheran Church on Tuesday, February 14 at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Nancy Richmond will officiate.
Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Strasser-Roller Funeral Home. Visitation will also be 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at church on Tuesday. Military honors will follow the service.
Interment will be in Elmhurst Cemetery.

Visitation:
Visitation for Mr. Geiger will be Monday from 4:00am until 8:00pm at Strasser-Roller Funeral Home and Tuesday from 10:00am until 11:00am at Calvary Lutheran Church.

Service:
Funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday at Calvary Lutheran Church.

Cemetery:
Interment will be in Elmhurst Cemetery.

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