“Frank A. Geeting, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Geeting, was born September 10, 1856, near Adeline, Illinois, and departed this life at 1:30 o’clock, Wednesday afternoon, December 16, 1925, at the age of 69 years, 3 months and 6 days. Death was caused by apoplexy. He spent the early years of his life in the community in which he was born and moved with the family to this city in 1869. He received his education in the rural schools near Adeline and in the Polo schools. He was married in November, 1882, to Miss Mollie Adams of Polo. One son was born to this union, Douglas of Chicago. Mr. Geeting started as a clerk in the grocery business in Polo and after working four years as a clerk, he purchased a business of his own which he conducted for forty-six years. Those left to mourn his loss are the widow, the son, one brother, Otho of Pasadena, California, and one sister, Mrs. Annie M. Worley of Polo, and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at the Evangelical Church in this city. Rev. John Divn, pastor of the church, conducted the services and was assisted by Rev. Leech of the East Jordan Church and Rev. Trump. Several beautiful hymns were sung by a male quartet composed of Messrs. Milton Beck, John Yeakel, Ross Hostetter, and Bernard Muench. The pallbearers were Messrs. John Nichols, William Smith, David Hostetter, Dale Betebenner, James Donaldson and William Donaldson. Interment was in Fairmount Cemetery. Among those from out of town …
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Contributed by Julie Bartimus (source unknown)

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