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Bernard F Geiser
Oct. 1, 1940 - Jan. 15, 2020
Chilton, WI
Funeral Service:
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020
5:00 pm
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Funeral Visitation:
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020
1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Burial Service:
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020
10:00 am
Knollwood Memorial Park
1500 WI 310
Manitowoc, WI 54220
Military Honors:
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020
6:00 pm
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Bernard F Geiser
Chilton, WI

Bernard F. “Bernie” Geiser, age 79, of Chilton, died on January 15, 2020, at his residence. He was born October 1, 1940, son of the late Victor and Hildegard Geiser. On February 24, 1979, he married Patricia McAfee.

Bernie was a hard-working family man; farming and his family were his whole life. His wife remembers him as a sweetheart of a man and his children say he was a great father. He enjoyed helping others and visiting people. He was a good listener and never passed judgment, keeping his opinion to himself except when he could offer helpful advice. Farming led him to enjoy custom corn planting and plowing, and he often worked until midnight. When he could take a break he enjoyed bowling and taking bus trips to casinos. 

Bernie also made generous efforts to help his community. He was a past president of the Eagles Club, past commander of VFW Post 3153, and past president of the County Farm Bureau. He was on the parish council for St. Augustine’s and served on the town board for Charlestown. 

Bernie is survived by his wife, Pat; children: Mary Jeanty, Cynthia Geiser, Lora Woelfel, Nicholas (Wendy) Geiser, and Patrick (Jennifer) Geiser; a step-son: Michael McAfee; ten grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister: Roseanne (Dotty Matthews) Geiser; brothers: Roman (Carol) Geiser, Dennis (Marion) Geiser, David (Deb Reinhart) Geiser, Charlie (Judy) Geiser, and Paul (Marge) Geiser; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Bernie was preceded in death by his parents, Victor and Hildegard; and two brothers: Eugene Geiser and Daniel Geiser.

A funeral service is set for 5:00pm on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at the Wieting Family Funeral Home (411 W. Main St.) in Chilton. Friends may call from 1:00pm until 4:45pm at the funeral home on the day of service. Military honors will be observed following the service. Bernie will be laid to rest at 10:00am on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at Knollwood Memorial Park (1500 WI 310) in Manitowoc. 

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Calumet County Hospice, Willowdale Nursing Home, Ascension Calumet Hospital, and St. Elizabeth Hospital.
Our sympathy to you Pat and the Geiser family. He served his community very well. May he rest in peace.

Art and Joyce Kopf - Jan. 22, 2020


Our sincere sympathy to Pat and the family. Ed enjoyed times and working with Bernie at the Eagles Club.

Ed &Kathy Lorenz (Friend) - Jan. 22, 2020


Bernie was great friend. Hard working. , honorable, and fun to be with. Will miss you.

Allen Decker (Friend ) - Jan. 22, 2020


Sorry to hear of Bernie's passing! Sending our sympathies to you Patty and your family! Although we haven't seen Bernie in recent years we know he was a good man who loved and served his country well! Bless you all during this difficult time!

Jim and Kathy Muenster (Chilton Acquaintance ) - Jan. 21, 2020


Bernie and Patty have ben friends with me forever. Whenever Bernie was around he could make you laugh. My best memories with him were when we would go and listen to Kevin and Eddie. They were the good old days. He was a dear friend. May you rest in peace. Love you

karen swonger (friend) - Jan. 20, 2020


Dave and Deb-Sorry for your loss. My sympathies and condolences.

Mark Blohowiak - Jan. 18, 2020


My deep sympathies for Alice well lived

Betty Hipke (Friend of the Geiser family) - Jan. 17, 2020


Great man and friend. Prayers to you Patty and your family from South Padre Island Texas

Dave and Debbie Leitner (Friends) - Jan. 17, 2020


So very sorry to hear of your families loss . You have our deepest Sympathies . Hugs and prayers to you Patty √ʬ̬§

Lisa abd Jay Schwarz (Friend) - Jan. 17, 2020


He was a great guy, and a lot of fun. So sorry to hear the news, my blessings and prayers go out to his family

Lori Wagner (Friend) - Jan. 17, 2020


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