Anita Geiger (nee Pahnke)

Anita Geiger (nee Pahnke), 88, of Theresa, died Monday, April 27, 2009, at Golden Living Center in Bever Dam.

She was born Nov. 10, 1920, in Marshfield, the daughter of Herman and Amanda (nee Jorns) Pahnke.

Anita retired from Mayville Metal after 20 years of employment. She enjoyed working with her hands, creating silk flower arrangements, drawing and making beautiful woodworking projects. She was a devoted mother and a loving grandmother.

Survivors include her four children, Allen (special friend, Ina “Ann” Appel) of Theresa, Anton (Barbara) of West Bend, Angela (special friend Don Dieringer) Wellhoefer of Allenton, Adrian “80” (Mary) of Theresa; six grandchildren, Jill (Geiger) Firehammer of Bevar Dam, Rick Geiger of Mayville, Chad Geiger of Mayville, Connie Ball of Beloit, Bonnie Zehner of Richfield, Mary Beth Guenterberg of Hartford; 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and one sister.

Cottrill Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Mayville is serving the family.