DECATUR, Ind. — Mildred L. Geisler, 91, of Decatur, Adams County,
Indiana, died at 2:25 p.m. Thursday, July 10, 2014, at her residence.
She was born Jan. 18, 1923, in Scott, Ohio, to the late Roy Rogers and Minnie F. (O’Day) Rogers.
She married Kent C. Geisler, on Feb. 5, 1949, in Covington, Kentucky. He passed away on Aug. 6, 2013.
Mildred was a member of the Zion United Church of Christ in Decatur
and the Women’s Guild. She was an avid sports fan and loved watching IU
basketball and Chicago Cubs baseball.
She graduated from Hoaglin -
Jackson High School and received her nursing degree in 1944 from
Deaconess Nursing School in Cincinnati, Ohio. She retired from Adams
Memorial Hospital in 1987 with 37 years of service where she had been
the director of nursing.
Survivors include a daughter: Jacqueline
(Monty) Cochran of Cumming, Georgia, granddaughter: Casey (Shawn) Snipes
of Tallahassee, Florida, and a great-granddaughter: Addison Snipes of
She was preceded in death by six sisters and five brothers.
will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, July 14, 2014, in the Zwick & Jahn
Funeral Home, Decatur. Pastor Jerry Flueckiger will officiate. Burial
will be in Willshire Cemetery in Willshire, Ohio.
Visitation is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Zion United Church of Christ.
For complete obituary information and to sign the on-line guestbook, visit www.zwickjahn.com.