Lillian M. (Georges) Kiesel
Lillian M. (Georges) Kiesel, 91, of Greenwood, went home to be with the Lord at Greenwood Village South on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013.
Lillian was born June 9, 1922, in Fort Branch. She was the daughter of the late Victor and Amanda (Kemper) Georges.
Lillian was a loving wife to her late husband, Edwin, for 69½ years and a dedicated mother to sons, Stephen (Diane) Kiesel of Sumter, S.C., the late Terry (Sharon) Kiesel of Sedalia, Mo., Harvey (Sue) Kiesel of Dayton, Ohio, and Brad (Debbie) Kiesel of Greenwood. Her legacy continues with nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Lillian was also blessed with several nieces and nephews.
Lillian was preceded in death by brothers, Roy Georges, who lived in Poseyville, and Vincent Georges, who lived in Fort Branch; and a niece, Charlene Rosenfeld, who lived in Shelbyville.
Lillian was a lifelong homemaker who always put her family first. She loved being with her
grandchildren and great-
Lillian was a member of St. Barnabas Catholic Church and also was active in the Indianapolis Senior Citizens and Allison Retirees associations. Other passions of her life included ballroom dancing, gardening and needlepoint.
Visitation will be from 4 to
8 p.m. Friday at Wade Funeral Home, 119 Vine St., Haubstadt. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 5342 E. State Road 168, Fort Branch. Burial will be at the church cemetery. A luncheon will be held at the parish hall following the services for family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in memory of Lillian to the Arthritis Foundation, 615 N. Alabama St., Suite 430, Indianapolis, IN 46204-1498, or for online donations: www.arthritis.org
Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel, is handling arrangements.
Information: 535-6880, www.