Evelyn E. GeisslerSeptember 15, 1922 ~ May 10, 2017 (age 94)
Evelyn E. Geissler, 94 of Jefferson, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Alden Estates of Jefferson.
Evelyn was born on September 15, 1922 in Jefferson, the daughter of Alfred and Lena (Lange) Bauriedel. She is a 1939 graduate of Johnson Creek High and on November 18, 1942, she married Edwin Geissler at Immanuel Lutheran Church of Farmington. The couple farmed the family land together and enjoyed 56 years of marriage until his death in 1999. Evelyn was a long-time and active member of St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran Church of Helenville and her involvement included, membership in the Ladies Aid aid and choir. She was a charter member of the Lakeside Ladies Guild, and a member of the Helenville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Later in life, she enjoyed activities at the Jefferson Senior Center and volunteering at Twice is Nice. Evelyn enjoyed the many years God gave her and loved spending time children, grandchildren, and especially her great-grandchildren.
She is survived by: her Sons Roger (Kathi) of Jefferson and Donald (Richard Sierlecki) of Long Beach, MS; Grandchildren Ann (Derek) Timme of Denver, CO, Stephen (Rebecca) Geissler of Brookfield, and Grant Geissler of Jefferson; Great-Granddaughters Gwendolyn and Lorelei; Sister-in-Law Marjorie Bauriedel of Fort Atkinson. She is also survived by a number of nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, and Brother Alvin, and Sister Florence.
Memorials to St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran Church of Helenville or Lakeside Lutheran High School of Lake Mills would be appreciated.
A funeral service will be at 11:00AM on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran Church of Helenville with Rev. Mark Swanson presiding. Visitation will be on Saturday from 9:00AM until the time of service at the church. Burial will follow the service at Evergreen Cemetery.