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Art, 90, of Alma, Kansas, died Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at the Wamego City Hospital. He was a life-long member of the area. Art was born February 22, 1920, in Dwight, Kansas, and attended local schools. During WWII, he was a conscientious objector and jumped with the Montana unit during the 1943 season. For many years Art farmed the family farm located in Northwest Wabaunsee County. In the 60s he left the farm and moved to Wamego. He worked for many years constructing houses in the area, especially, Manhattan. He also sold real estate. Art was a very active member of Peace United Church of Christ in Alma and held several church positions. He and Henrietta was also very involved in the Schmitz Friedens Haus and the Camp White. He also made several trips to Honduras to help construct a medical clinic there.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Geisler, Arthur Fred (Missoula 1943)" (2010). Smokejumper Obituaries. 929.