Franklin Geiger, 96

Franklin Geiger, 96, a lifelong farmer in Green Township in Noble County, passed away at 2:32 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010 following a brief illness.He was born March 2, 1914 in Noble County, a son of Herschel and Leona (Eberly) Geiger. He and his wife, Lenora Ellen (Fulk) Geiger, would have been married 70 years Feb. 27, 2011. Survivors include his wife, Lenora Ellen; two daughters, Joan Young and Janice Parquet; and a son, John F. Geiger.Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Sugar Grove Church of God, with Pastor Timothy Grable, officiating.The family will receive friends from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco, or at the church one hour prior to the service.Interment will be in the family plot at Eel River Cemetery, south of Churubusco.In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you give a gift to a friend or family in need during this Christmas season.To leave an online condolence for the family in Mr. Geiger’s memory, log on to