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Donald W. Geesey

October 24, 1940 ~ July 12, 2020 (age 79)


Donald W. Geesey, 79, of Fort Wayne, IN passed away on July 12, 2020 at his residence. Donald was born on October 24, 1940 in Dixon, Ohio to the late Russell C. and Margarette (Handel) Geesey. On October 3, 1964, Donald married Gwendolyn F. Hert.

Donald retired from Fleetwood after many years of service and served in the United States Army, serving in Korea. He was a member of the American Legion Post 420 in Monroeville.

Surviving is his wife of 55 years, Gwendolyn F. Geesey of Ft. Wayne; 2 daughters, Michelle (George) Weaver of Ft. Wayne and Tamera (Glenn) Bennett of Continental, OH; a brother, Micky (Jane) Geesey of Van Wert, OH; a sister, Joiva Brodbeck of Decatur and a step grandson, Takota Bennett of Marengo, OH. He was preceded in death by a son, Mitchell L. Geesey on May 12, 1993.

Visitation will be on Thursday, July 16, 2020 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home, Decatur.

Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 17, 2020, at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home. Pastor Jay Carter will be officiating. Burial will follow at Decatur Cemetery with graveside rites by the American Legion.

Memorials are be made to ACCF Angel Cancer Fund. 

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July 16, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
225 West Adams Street
Decatur, IN 46733

Funeral Service
July 17, 2020

10:30 AM
Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
225 West Adams Street
Decatur, IN 46733

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