Echo Edward Geissler
February 16, 1928 – November 13, 2020
GEISSLER, Echo E. (Age 92)-
Passed away Friday, November 13, 2020 in Wilbur, WA his home Davenport, WA. Edward and Lena (Miller) Geissler brought their youngest child into the family home in Odessa, WA on February 16, 1928. In 1941 the family moved to Davenport, WA when Echo was 8 years old. He graduated from Davenport High School in 1946. Echo met his wife Phyllis Liggett, daughter of Ted & Mabel (Martin) Liggett from Spokane and were married on November 25, 1950 and lived north of Davenport on the family farm where they raised their family. He worked in Seattle for a while before coming back to Davenport to help run the family farm. In addition to a life of farming, he worked at NAPA and the Chevy Dealership in Davenport and in later years became a Lincoln County Reserve Deputy. Years later, following the passing of his wife, Echo married Ellen (Harms) Unis on July 7, 1984 and became step-father to Richard and Brian and their subsequent families. Echo enjoyed building and racing powered tethered cars and airplanes, bowling leagues and hunting. He was a member of the Larene Ladies (and men) Club, North Star Grange and an active member of the Zion Lutheran Church. Echo was a respected and outstanding member of the Davenport community. Echo is survived by his wife Ellen, his daughter Lorri Tiemann and son Terry Geissler, step children Richard and Brian and their families, who will all miss him and his sense of humor and generosity every day. Also 8 grandchildren and their spouses/partners who gave him 15 great grandkids, whom he loved and enjoyed being around and hearing about. They were his pride and joy. Echo is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Phyllis, son Lynn Geissler and great granddaughter Cicely Tiemann, sister Wardine Hokanson, brother Wayne Geissler. A memorial service will be held at a later date in the spring of 2021. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made @ NWSIDS.org. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.strate-funeral.com for the Geissler family. STRATE FUNERAL HOME, DAVENPORT, WA is caring for the family.
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Echo Edward Geissler
Tara Williams Blackford
November 24, 2020
I'm sorry for your loss, Geissler Family~
Echo was a wonderful man and I sure will miss his smile, laugh and stories.
It's not good bye, just so long for now. Fly high, Echo.
November 22, 2020
Lori and Terry:
I am saddened to hear of your Dad's passing. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with the two of you during this difficult time.
Dave and Pat Mandere
November 21, 2020
So sorry to hear of your dads passing. He always meant so much to
us and spent many hours visiting with him throughout the years.
Ed was our next door neighbor for several years and enjoyed the
entire Geissler family. We will keep Echo in our thoughts and always have cherished memories. Sending prayers and our sincere sorrow, Dave and Pat Mandere
November 19, 2020
I remember working for Echo bucking hay bales a long time ago. My deepest condolences to the family
November 14, 2020
Hello. I remember Echo as a happy smiling man.
He was quick to smile and brighten up the day.
May God be with you all in your time of trial.