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Arthur Ann Geiselman

August 23, 1917 — August 8, 2012

Visitation: Sunday 11:30-7

Services: Monday 10

Arthur J. Geiselman, of Elberfeld, 94, retired into heavenly peace as he left this world at 9:05 p.m., on August 8, 2012, at St. Mary's Medical Center. He was born August 23, 1917, to Adolph and Minnie (Bawel) Geiselman. A 1936 graduate of Elberfeld High, Art was active in the Elberfeld community his entire life. He served his country in the South Pacific during WW II as he was assigned to the U S Army's 113th Ordinance Company for four and a half years. He was also a member of the Elberfeld American Legion Post 351 A life-time member of Elberfeld Zion UCC, he operated a welding shop with his brother until 2000. It was here that he created such known inventions as the Jiffy-Lift unloaders and his favorite, the Dusty L houseboat. Loving to fish and boat, Art spent countless hours on his boat at KY Lake and vacationed every summer on Pelican Lake in Minnesota. He was very active in the schools' activities as he annually served up his delicious funnel cakes at their festivals and supported their athletic teams. He was especially proud of his grandchildren. He travelled far and wide to support them in their athletic endeavors and enjoyed sharing his passion of the water with them.He is preceded in death by his parents, Adolph and Minnie (Bawel) Geiselman and 2 sisters Ruth Qsha and Esther Walker. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Jackie; grandchildren, Jesse Oxley and Kreig Oxley both of Elberfeld; daughter, Leslie (Kevin) Oxley of Elberfeld; son, Chet of Muncie; brother, Arnold of Elberfeld; sisters, Elnora Ingram of Boonville and Evelyn France of McCuthanville; and daughter-in- law, Anita Powell. A funeral service will be held 10 a.m., Monday, August 13, 2012, at Zion United Church of Christ, 2nd & Elm Sts., Elberfeld, Ind., Rev. Rick Bender and Rev. Steve Oeth will officiate and burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be 11:30 to 7 p.m., Sunday, at Titzer Family Funeral Homes, Volkman Chapel, 2nd & Elm Sts., Elberfeld, Ind. (812) 983-4211. Additional visitation will be 9 a.m. to service time at church on Monday. Memorial Contributions may be made to Elberfeld Zion UCC. Sympathy wishes may be made to the family at
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