Paul K. Geisleman

Paul K. Geisleman, 82, of Columbia City, IN, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, at 5:30 a.m. at his home.

Mr. Geisleman graduated from Arcola High School in 1954. He worked at Essex for nine years and retired from General Electric in Fort Wayne with 27 years of service. He also built houses on the side and was a member of Washington Center United Methodist Church.

He was born Nov. 22, 1935, to Everett H. and Arta Belle (Cox) Geisleman in Whitley County. He married Pauline E. Myers on March 5, 1955, and she survives.

Also surviving are a daughter, Cheryl (Michael) Keplinger, of Huntington; two sons, Rodney (Kathy) Geisleman, of Columbia City,  and Jeffrey (Penne) Geisleman, of Huntington; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Tyler Geisleman.

A funeral service was held Sept. 24, 2018, at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Burial was in Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne.

Memorials are to Washington Center United Methodist Church Building Fund.

Online condolences may be sent at www.demoneygrimes.com.