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Rev. Dr. Ernest E. Geist

December 8, 1938 - November 22, 2007
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Rev. Dr. Michael Donahue left a message on December 11, 2007:
Although I have not seen Ernie for several years, he has been in my thoughts on a regular basis. Earnie made me feel so welcome when we moved to New Carlisle. He was there for me when I need to just have a sounding board. Earnie you will be missed, but I know you heard those words all pastors pray they will hear "welcome home my faithful servant." Rev. Dr. Michael and Kari Donahue
Patricia Dolezal left a message on December 5, 2007:
Rev. Geist was one of my favorite producers at Ch. 99 Public Access T.V. He would check out video equipment faithfully each week so the home-bound could view his church service. We always shared a laugh or two. I know he will be spending a lovely Christmas with the Lord.
Gene Ann (Deuschle) Rush left a message on November 29, 2007:
So often God's chosen path for us sends us far from where we started. How blessed are we that the love and bond of family stay in our hearts. Although most of my memories of my Uncle are from my childhood, he has never left my heart, and he never will. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Becky, & Don left a message on November 29, 2007:
My brother will always have a special place in our hearts. He not only married us 38 and 1/2 years ago, but came back to marry our two oldest sons. Butch always came home to help with our parents when I needed the help. I don't think Butch ever met a stranger, and always rush in to help everyone he could. I know he is in God's hands now, so he is well taken care of. Love You, my sweet brother. Becky & Don Phillips
Robert & Holly Angeletti left a message on November 28, 2007:
We are so sorry for your loss.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Sally Deuschle left a message on November 27, 2007:
My brother spent his adult life being a brother in Christ to all he could reach. Having to share him made physical contact very sparse but always present in my heart. I'll miss you, Rev. Butch.
Angela York left a message on November 27, 2007:
I share in your grief. I will miss my cousin and his wonderful presence. I will always remember him with affection and reverence. Blessings on all of you who mourn. May peace be with you. Love, Angie York and Family.
Kris & Scott Borsodi left a message on November 26, 2007:
With our deepest sympathies. Ernie, Thank you for your blessing on our marriage, it has worked for 11 years! I wish we could have all made it back to Hawaii to renew those vows. We will always think of you on our anniversary and what a special time we had. You will be missed very much.
The Rev. Dr. Jud Souers left a message on November 25, 2007:
We send our prayers and sympathies and pray extra wide margins of spiritual support to all who most intimately mourn the passing to Glory of God's servant.
Louis Joy left a message on November 24, 2007:
We all have lost a great friend and minister. The best memory is the time that the Geist family was given the twelve days of Christmas. They all were trying to catch the person responsible. It was fun. Missed you Ernie, at our Conferences. And the times we drove to them. Now my friends, you all take care and remember the good times.
The Rev. Dr. J. Ralph Shotwell left a message on November 24, 2007:
I have many fond memories of Ernie and am thankful for the associations we had in the International Council of Community Churches. My heartfelt sympathy to Nancy.
Joan Wilson left a message on November 24, 2007:
Dear Nancy, I was so very sorry to read of Ernie death. He will be missed by so many people, encluding the Wilson family. Our Prayers and thoughts will be with you and your family. Joanie Wilson and family
neil Goheen left a message on November 24, 2007:
A community icon who will be sorrowfully missed. That baratone voice resonating like distant thunder. Ernie you were like the older brother, one whom I could turn to when I needed support. Ever mindful in my younger years that, "Ernie was watching" and that distant thunder would escalate into a creschendo that would rattle the nerves of a youth that needed some guidance. I will miss you. Our prayers are with the family, I love you all.
mitchell mace left a message on November 24, 2007:
Ernie was more than a minister, or a friend, or a neighbor, or a relative. He was that special guiding light in peoples lives sent at the time we most needed him. He was more of a Dad to me that my own dad ever was. You will be forever greatly missed. Yet, through the memories of you, will never be forgotten. Rest in peace, Dad.
CDR Bev Roddy, CHC, USN (Ret) left a message on November 24, 2007:
With prayers of thanksgiving for his friendship, faithful encouragement and warm smile.
Geisen Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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