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Dora Ellen Sala Geer
Birth: Apr. 27, 1907
Emmet County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jan. 20, 2003
Canon City
Fremont County
Colorado, USA

CANON CITY DAILY RECORD, CANON CITY, FREMONT COUNTY, COLORADO -

DORA ELLEN GEER

Dora Ellen Geer, 95, died Jan. 20, 2003. She was born April 27, 1907, in Petosky, Mich. to Joseph W. and Nancy Ellen (Wise) Sala. Dora's father was a Brethren minister and frequently moved his family to support his ministerial duties.
....She was raised in Michigan, Indiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, and finally Colorado. When the family moved to Washington State, Mrs. Geer and several siblings stayed behind.
....She married Frederick A. Geer on April 12, 1931, in Rocky Ford. She was an active member of the VFW Auxiliary in Blackwell, Okla. She was an active member of her church, and cooked in local nursing homes. Until recently, she made and donated clothing, baby quilts and blankets, and other hand-made items for the church's charities. She was a member of the Friendly Neighbors Club.
....She is survived by her children, Marjorie E. Ireland of Canon City, Jerry D. of Tacoma, Wash., Wayne F. of Englewood, two other sons (living at time of Memorial), 29 grandchildren, and one great grandchild and sibling Freeda Spurlock of Canon City.
....She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and three sons, Richard A., Robert E. and Albert W.; siblings, Ida Fancher, Warren, Omar, Charles, Harry, Roy and Ray.
....Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday, January. 22, at Holt Family Funeral Home. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at Holt Chapel of the Garden. Interment to follow at Mountain Vale Memorial Park.
....A luncheon will be served at the First Christian Church, following interment. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Warren Sala (1879 - 1957)
  Nancy Ellen Wise Sala (1878 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  Frederick Allen Geer (1901 - 1972)
 
 Children:
  Richard Allen Geer (1932 - 1995)*
  Robert Eugene Geer (1933 - 1995)*
  Marjorie Ellen Geer Ireland (1935 - 2012)*
  Jerry Dee Geer (1936 - 2005)*
  Wayne Frederick Geer (1940 - 2008)*
  Albert Warren Geer (1942 - 1981)*
 
 Siblings:
  Omar Samuel Sala (1903 - 1922)*
  Charles Franklin Sala (1904 - 1908)*
  Dora Ellen Sala Geer (1907 - 2003)
  Warren Joseph Sala (1908 - 1991)*
  Freeda Mable Sala Spurlock (1909 - 2006)*
  Ida Elizabeth Sala Fancher (1910 - 1999)*
  Harry W. Sala (1913 - 1924)*
  Raymond Walter Sala (1914 - 1982)*
  Roy Enos Sala (1915 - 1917)*
  Infant Sala (1920 - 1920)*
  Infant Sala (1920 - 1920)*
  Russell M Sala (1922 - 2002)**
  Dean Calvin Sala (1926 - 1982)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Mountain Vale Memorial Park
Canon City
Fremont County
Colorado, USA
 
Created by: Beth in Colorado
Record added: Jan 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83794345
Dora Ellen <i>Sala</i> Geer
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Dora Ellen <i>Sala</i> Geer
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Dora Ellen <i>Sala</i> Geer
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Hi Gramma Dora - I think of you often. I still have the seashell you gave me back in 1970.
- Suzanne Geer
 Added: Sep. 16, 2014

- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: Aug. 5, 2013

- Ms. Marilyn K.
 Added: Apr. 12, 2013
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