Arnold W. Geiselman,
92, of Elberfeld, passed away,
He was born,
He served in the U.S. Army as
a Mess Sergeant during WWII in the 303rd Infantry which was in the
He was a life member of Zion UCC where he served as council president several times and was the historian for the church cemetery and summer social ice cream man and fried chicken man. Arnie belonged to Elberfeld American Legion and was the main Veteranís Day Breakfast cook. He also belonged to the Ft. Branch VFW. He was an Explore Boy Scout Leader where he took many scouts on trips, campouts, and many World Fairs.
Hazel and Arnie
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Arthur Geiselman; sisters, Esther Walker and Ruth Osha.
Arnie was survived by his wife of 71 years, Hazel Harmon Geiselman; sisters, Elnora Ingram of Boonville, Evelyn France of McCutchanville; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and very special friends.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Deaconess Gateway and staff.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at Zion UCC, 2nd and Elm Streets, Elberfeld, Ind., Rev. Steve Oeth officiating, and burial to follow at the church cemetery, where the American Legion will conduct military rites along with his fellow fireman serving as pallbearers.
Visitation will be 11:30 a.m.
to 6 p.m., Sunday, at Titzer Family Funeral Homes, Volkman Chapel, 2nd and Elm Streets,