Peninsula Genealogical Society

  Peninsula Genealogical Society - Door Co. WI


* GEISE Cemetery-(Private)*

INDEX - 1977 & some OBITS

updated 28 Jul 2012




LOCATION: SE Corner, SE1/4 NW1/4 Section 36, Town of Gardner.  On County Trunk K just West of Junction with old Highway 57 about 0.1 mile from old Highway 57 on K.  Past the Southern Door High School and about 1/2 mile from Tornado Memorial Park.  (These last directions would be when coming from the City of Sturgeon Bay.)  The cemetery is maintained in good condition.


Indexed on 14 May 1977 by Beverly DIEFENBACH and Judy SRNKA and typed by Sally TREICHEL all of the W.S.O.C.S.


Re-typed on 17 Oct 2009 for the PGS Website by Sue HOHNEKE.  Dates have been changed/revised to read: dd-mmm-yyyy where applicable for continuity on the PGS Website.


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22 Dec 2010 - OBIT added.

28 Jul 2012 - OBIT for Mrs. Sylvester A. GEISE contributed by Robin GRIFFIN added to index.



GEISE, S. K./Here rest S. K. GEISE/Pionier of this place/born 10 Apr 1839-Died 1 Jun 1916, ossw Louisa A.

GEISE, Louisa A./Wife of S. K. GEISE/Born in Germany/18 Oct 1842-Died 18 Nov 1901 at 3:30 p.m./Aged 59 yrs 1 mo., ossw S. K.

GEISE, Ella J./Wife of Sylvester A./29 Mar 1847-31 Jul 1945, next to Sylvester A. GEISE. *Source: OBITUARY for Ella Jeanette MACHIA GEISE buried in GEISE private cemetery: 31 Jul 1945 MARINETTE EAGLE STAR: Doctor's Widow Stricken Today. Mrs. Giese Dies at Local Hospital.Mrs. Sylvester A. GEISE,71 mother of F.A. Janson of 1430 Newbery avenue died this morning at Marinette General hospital where she had been a patient for a week. Mrs. GEISE, a former teacher, was the wife of the late Dr. S.A. GEISE of Sturgeon Bay. She is survived by two sons Harold A and Douglas of Gardner Wis, two daughters Mrs. Frank J. HALLOIN of De Pere and Mrs. JANSON; nine grandchildren and two brothers L.L. MACHIA of Colorado Tex and David J. MACHIA of Sturgeon Bay. The remains are at the McLAIN funeral home where they will lie in state this evening. They will be taken to the STONEMAN funeral home in Sturgeon Bay Wednesday where funeral services will be held Friday afternoon.-contributed by Robin GRIFFIN-27 Jul 2012.

GEISE, Sylvester A./Son of S. K. & Louisa/16 Oct 1869-18 Aug 1944, next to Ella J.

GEISE, Douglas/16 Oct 1896-2 Mar 1973, ossw Lillian.

GEISE, Lillian/15 Nov 1906-31 May 1965, ossw Douglas, next to Donald J.

GEISE, Donald J./Son of Douglas & Lillian/10 Jan 1927-11 Jan 1927, next to Dorothy G.

GEISE, Dorothy G./Daug. of Sylvester & Ella/19 Feb 1901-5 Apr 1902.

GEISE, Harold A./8 Feb 1895-25 Feb 1974, ossw Francis I.

GEISE, Frances I./24 May 1905-(no other dates), ossw Harold A.

GEISE, Adeline (RAYNIER)*/b. 22 Nov 1933-d. 3 Feb 2009; *Source-OBITUARY-FORBES Funeral Home: Adeline (RAYNIER) GEISE, (75), Brussels-parents: Frank and Mabel (ANDERSON) RAYNIER-lived all her life in Door County-graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School in 1953-married on 8 Jul 1953 to Robert GEISE in Sturgeon Bay-he preceded her in death on 3 Oct 1998-survived by three sons: Robert (Cindy) GEISE Jr., Green Bay, Stewart GEISE, Brussels, Steven (Jennifer) GEISE, Sturgeon Bay; six grandchildren: Kristin and Kendra GEISE, Brittany GEISE, Holly SUMMERS, Heather BLOCK, and Jennifer DREWS; one brother-in-law: Bernard STAUBER, Brussels; one nephew: Kevin (Donna) STAUBER, Brussels; two aunts: Lillian PLUFF, Sturgeon Bay, Mary MATTHEWS, Ohio-preceded in death by her husband; parents; one sister: Shirley STAUBER; one grandson: Brian GEISE; one granddaughter: Amber GEISE; her father and mother-in-law, and brother and sister-in-law, several aunts and uncles and a number of cousins-Funeral services Saturday 7 Feb 2009, at the Forbes Funeral Home, Mr. Michael SMITS officiating-Burial will be at the GEISE Cemetery-FORBES Funeral Home

JANSON, Frank A./6 Oct 1896-6 Mar 1968, ossw Dolores G.  Also, Service marker stone: JANSON, Frank A./MICHIGAN/PVT STU ARMY TNG CORPS/WORLD WAR I/6 Oct 1896-6 Mar 1968.

JANSON, Dolores G./(no dates), new grave-1977, ossw Frank A., next to Frank A.

ZELLER, Frank/7 Jan 1905-21 Jun 1968, ossw Anna.

ZELLER, Anna/1 Dec 1902-(no other dates), ossw Frank.



Indexed and typed by Sally TREICHEL  in the 1970's

    -Microfilmed in 35mm as part of the Door County Cemeteries/Tombstone Inscriptions in 1988 by Sue Hohneke for the Genealogical Society of Utah.  FHL US/CAN Film #1421896 Item 10   -available to interloan at your nearest Family History Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or to view at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

    -Index as part of the Door County Cemeteries/Tombstone Inscriptions at the Laurie Room of the Door County Public Library in Sturgeon Bay, WI.





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