Albert GeiszlerAlbert Geiszler, 92, Jamestown, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010, at MeritCare Hospital, Fargo, N.D. Mr. Geiszler was born June 26, 1917, on the family farm south of Gackle, N.D., the son of John and Christina (Klein) Geiszler.
Albert Geiszler, 92, Jamestown, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010, at MeritCare Hospital, Fargo, N.D.
Mr. Geiszler was born June 26, 1917, on the family farm south of Gackle, N.D., the son of John and Christina (Klein) Geiszler. He grew up in the region, receiving his elementary education in rural schools. He helped on the family farm. He worked in the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1937 in the Grand Tetons in Wyoming. He entered the U.S. Army Air Corps on Oct. 28, 1941, where he worked as a medical assistant. He was stationed in the Asiatic Pacific Theaters. He was honorably discharged on Dec. 20, 1945, with the rank of corporal. He married Myrtle Otto on Feb. 23, 1947, at Gackle. He worked as a barber from 1941 until 1960. He bought the Deep Rock Station in 1952. They moved to Bandon, Ore., in 1967 where he worked for the Bandon Public School in maintenance. He retired in 1982. They moved to Jamestown in October 2009. He was a member of the Gold Coast Barber Shop Chorus for 15 years and St. John’s Lutheran Church, Jamestown. He enjoyed music and playing at USO dances.
He is survived by his wife; a son, Russell (Gwen), Jamestown; two daughters, Sandra (Richard) Dale, Jamestown, and Kim (Jon) Forrest, Pagosa Springs, Colo.; two brothers, Rueben (Liz), Whidbey Island, Wash., and Erwin (Eileen), Napoleon, N.D.; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters.
Memorial service: 10:30 a.m. Monday, St. John’s Lutheran Church, James-town, with the Rev. Harlan Kaden officiating.
Visitation: none scheduled. Arrangements by Haut Funeral Homes, Jamestown.
Burial: Gackle Cemetery, Gackle, in the spring.
Online guestbook: www. hautfuneralhome.com
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