Lenora Ellen Geiger, 95, of Albion, IN, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Saturday, April 20, 2013, at 9:58 p.m. at North Ridge Village, in Albion, where she had lived since 2007.
Mrs. Geiger graduated from LaOtto High School in 1936, earned a degree from Manchester College, and received her master's in education from Indiana University, Bloomington. She was an elementary teacher for 33 years, teaching in Huntertown, Charter Oak, Green Center and Avilla schools. She retired from Smith-Green Community Schools in 1982.
She was a member of Sugar Grove Church of God, Indiana Retired Teachers Association and National Retired Teachers Association.
She was born March 22, 1918, in Eel River Township, Allen County, to James F. and Elva Bosler Fulk. She married R. Franklin Geiger on Feb 27, 1941, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 22, 2010.
Survivors include two daughters, Joan (Hanson) Young, of Huntington, and Janice (Robert) Parquet, of Churubusco; a son, John F. (Janis) Geiger, of Columbia City; a sister, Ruth Arehart, of Churubusco; eight grandchildren, Carey Young, Lamar Young, Suzanne Parquet, David Parquet, Steven Parquet, Matthew Geiger, Nicholas Geiger and Andrew Geiger; and 11 great-grandchildren.
A service will be held today, Thursday, April 25, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Sugar Grove Church of God, with Rev. Tim Grable officiating. Interment will be at Eel River Cemetery, near Churubusco.
Memorial gifts may be made to bear Lake Camp, 1805 S. 16th St., Albion, IN 46701.
Sheets and Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at www.sheetsandchilds.net.