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Ella May Geisick


Ella May Geisick died May 8, 2017 after a 6 1/2 year battle with ovarian cancer. She was born October 7, 1938 in Rosalie, Nebraska, the daughter of Fred Hans and Goldie May Schneider. Her maternal grandparents Otto (Mary Bailey) Allison and her father died by her 12th year.

She was hospitalized for six weeks in Omaha with polio during 1952. The following year she and her mother moved to Greeley, Colorado. She graduated from Greeley High School in 1956.

In 1958, she married Wilbur Moser. To this union was born three sons, Allen, Gary, and Jeffrey. Wilbur died in February 1981. Her mother died in 1972.

On November 13, 1983, she married August Geisick. This was the happiest time of her life. They retired to Encampment in 2000. She loved the mountains.

She is preceded in death by her paternal Grandparents, Hans Peter and Wilhelmina Heise Schneider; her maternal grandparents; her seven uncles and wives; and one aunt and one half-brother.

Survivors include her best friend, husband, and wonderful caregiver, August “Gus” Geisick; sons, Allen (Charlotte) Moser of Colorado, Gary Moser of Colorado, and Jeffrey Moser of Omaha, Nebraska; her four grandchildren, Corey Moser, Justin (Jenni) Moser, Jacob Moser and Rebecca Moser; her two great grandchildren, Hayden and Emmerie Moser. She is also survived by her nephew, Lee Joseph Gatzemeyer of Nevada; her step children, Timothy (Janet) Geisick, Melanie Geist, and John (Jane) Geisick; her six step grandchildren; and one step great granddaughter. Also, many close friends, Lane and Izzy Anderson and children, Aron, Alysha and their familes who became their Encampment grandchildren; Dutch and Sandy Miller, and Gwynne Jirik.

Graveside services will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017 at the Encampment Cemetery. Everyone is invited to a luncheon following the graveside services at the Encampment Opera House.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Helping Hands Fund at Ivinson Memorial Hospital Cancer Center, 255 North 30th St. Laramie, Wyoming 82072.

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