Mildred L. Geisler
Mildred L. Geisler

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 Tallahassee.

She was preceded in death by six sisters and five brothers.

Services 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.