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Obituary Kenneth H. Geise

September 18, 1938 - December 8, 2021

Kenneth Henry Geise,

Age 83, of S. Garfield Street, Minster, Ohio, passed away of natural causes at his residence late Wednesday morning, December 8, 2021. He was born September 18, 1938, in Anna, Ohio, to the late Anthony & Elizabeth (Siegel) Geise. On August 19, 1978, Ken married Karen (Dilsaver) Geise who survives. Also surviving are four children: Carrie & Allen Bockrath of St. Partick, Shannon & Tim Barhorst of Sidney, William Traux of Union City and Lodean & Robert Littleton of Yorkshire; 16 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; one brother, Anthony "June" & Ann Geise of Fort Loramie as well as sisters & brothers-in-law: Irene Geise of Somerville, Charlotte Geise of Union, Wayne & Gloria Dilsaver of St. Marys, Darrel & Becky Dilsaver of St. Marys and Lisa & Jennifer Hicks of Wyoming along with numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one infant daughter, Barbara Jean Geise; seven siblings: Ray & Dorothy Geise, Ed & Mildred Geise, Victor Geise, Leonard & Martha Geise, Donnie & Margaret Geise, Mary & Carl Seger and Fred Geise as well as sisters & brothers-in-law, Norma Geise and Steven Dilsaver.

Mr. Geise was engaged in farming all of his working life. He also retired from the Stolle Corporation in Sidney, and for several years, had been a ready-mix delivery driver for Spring Creek Corporation in New Bremen. He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church. In his leisure, Ken "Goose" enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, coon hunting, spirited cornhole games and westerns. He especially enjoyed visiting with his family and friends.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:30 AM, Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at St. Michael Church in Fort Loramie with Rev. Steven Shoup presiding. Interment will follow at St. Michael Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday 3:00 to 7:00 PM and Wednesday 9:00 to 10:00 AM at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie. Memorials may be made to the Minster Area Life Squad or Rustic Hope. Private condolences may be expressed at

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