H. Geise, 98, of Danville, PA died peacefully on Sunday, February 21, 2016
at Geisinger Columbia Montour Hospice at Maria Hall Danville PA. He was born
December 9, 1917 in Point Twp., Northumberland County PA the son of the late
Fred and Olive Heiser Geise.
married for 70 years to the late Alice B. Geise who preceded him in death
October 17, 2014. They were married November 28, 1943.
graduated from Northumberland High School in 1936.
was a self-employed farmer and also worked in the Farming Department of the
Danville State Hospital for over 30 years from where he retired.
a member of the Washingtonville Lutheran Church in Washingtonville, PA.
other memberships included the Washingtonville Fire Company.
deep love for farming, he always enjoyed riding his tractor and raising
chickens. He created over 100 beautiful stained glass lampshades. He was a
faithful supporter of his grandson, watching him play football. Austin's
greatest enjoyment in life was spending quality time with his family,
especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
survived by one son; Richard A. Geise of Tower City, PA and one daughter,
Janet M. Engler of Coopersburg, PA. Also surviving are three grandchildren;
Lindy Hostetler, Gina Geise, and William A. Engler. Also surviving are five
great-grandchildren; Lucas, Landon, and Hayden Hennessey, Payton and Bryce
Engler. He is also survived by one sister, Emma Wert of Selinsgrove PA.
Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife, he
was preceded in death by two brothers; Franklin and Edwin.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral services to be held
Friday, February 26, 2016 at 10:30 AM at Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West
Mahoning Street, Danville, PA 17821 with his pastor, the Reverend Melody
Sell officiating. Friends will be received from 9:00 AM until the time of
service. Burial will be held in Northumberland Memorial Park, Sunbury, PA.
Memorial contributions may be made to Washingtonville Lutheran Church, P.O.
Box 181, Washingtonville, PA 17884. www.visneski.com