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Annette Geigle, age 90, Wall, S.D., died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, at the Good Samaritan Center in New Underwood.
Annetta Mable Eisenbraun was born April 3, 1927, in Creighton, the second of 10 children of Herbert and Emma (Willuweit) Eisenbraun.
She was baptized in the old Emmanuel Lutheran Church, May 15, 1927. She grew up in the Creighton area and received six years of education in the area before the family moved to a ranch on the Cheyenne River where she attended Squaw Creek Rural School. She was confirmed in the Lutheran faith, Sept. 10, 1941. After her schooling, she stayed and worked on the ranch. In 1946, she worked for Hustead’s and stayed in Wall.
Annetta was united in marriage to Wilhelm E. “Willie” Geigle in her parents’ home on the Cheyenne River, Dec. 11, 1946. To this union were born four children, Wallace, Wade, Ned and Nan.
They settled on a farm-ranch north of Quinn, where they lived for 28 years, before moving into Wall. While in Wall, she worked in the lunchroom at the Wall school, and later for John and Dawna Tsitrian at the Kings Inn Motel.
Annetta taught herself to play piano and later the organ, and played for church on Sundays at Emmanuel. She loved to crochet and bake, and when she lived on the farm she raised all kinds of birds, including chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, and many more. She also always had a big garden, and loved her apple trees.
Her husband, Willie, preceded her in death April 17, 2003. Annetta continued to reside in Wall, until moving into the Good Samaritan Center in New Underwood in 2016, where she has since resided.
Survivors include three sons, Wallace Geigle, Tulsa, Okla., Wade Geigle and his wife, Alvina, Wall, and Ned Geigle, Wall; one daughter, Nan Miller and her husband, Harvey, Wall; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren, Sara and Ronny Dow, and children, Jagger and Jeron; Jory Geigle and his daughter, Kaitlyn; Fawna Goff and her husband, Terry, and children, Mason and Mazee; Tanna Lindgren and her husband, Seth, and children, Noah, Alex, Paige, and Gabe; Monica Geigle and her friend, Matt; Christopher Geigle and his wife, Nancy, and children, Emma and Ronin; Creighton Geigle, Siene Geigle, Danny Miller and Jim Miller; three brothers, Ivan Eisenbraun, Philip, Paul Eisenbraun and his wife, Kathy, Columbus, Ind., and Andrew “Andy” Eisenbraun and his wife, Linda, Rapid City; two sisters, Esther Carsten, Rapid City, and Wanda Goodrich and her husband, Steve, Rapid City; two sisters-in-law, Marion Eisenbraun, California, and Janet Eisenbraun, Ohio; and a host of other relatives and friends.
In addition to her husband, Willie, Annetta was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Elizabeth “Betty” Helms and her husband, Erving; three brothers, Lester, Herbert and Delbert Eisenbraun; and one brother-in-law, Guy Carsten.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, at the Rush Funeral Chapel in Wall, with a prayer service at 5:00 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Jan, 19, at the First Lutheran Church in Wall.
Interment will be at the Wall Cemetery.
A memorial has been established.
Arrangements are with Rush Funeral Home of Wall.