Karolyn "Kelly" Geigel 

*28 Sep 1903 - †28 Sep 1999


a) Obituary: From Green Bay Press Gazette 9/30/1999:
Garrigan, Karolyn "Kelly" M.
Karolyn "Kelly" M. Garrigan dies Tuesday, Sept. 28, 1999 on her 96th
birthday at Riverside Health & Rehabilitation Center, Oconto, where she
had been a resident since 1998. Kelly was born Sept. 28, 1903 in St.
Nazianz, to the late Joseph and Anna (Milhaupt) Geigel. Kelly graduated
from Manitowoc County Training School for Teachers in 1921 and taught
school for two years at Millard Filmore School in Manitowoc. On Feb.
16, 1924 she married Gervase "Nubs" Garrigan in Chicago, Ill. where they
lived until they moved to Muskegon, MI in 1931. The couple then moved
to the Five Corners area in Lena where they lived until 1978. After
raising five children Kelly returned to teaching in 1946 and, until her
retirement in 1960, she taught at various schools in Oconto and
Marinette Counties. In 1978 Kelly and Nubs moved to Oconto where she
has live since that time. Nubs died on May 22, 1979.
Kelly is survived by two sisters, Eleanor Martin, Missoula, Montana;
and Sister Loretta Jo Geigel, Milwaukee; two brothers, Father Francis
Geigel, Wabeno; Roy (Doris) Geigel, Huron, South Dakota; two daughters,
Mary Jane Behling, West Allis; Dorothy Birk, Stockbridge; two sons,
Michael A. (Margaret) Garrigan, Sussex; Gerald F. (Darlene) Garrigan,
Portage; 20 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, and seven
She is preceded in death by one daughter, Noreen Hendricks, of Oconto,
who died May 8, 1999.
The family will receive relatives and friends at the Gallagher Funeral
Home, Oconto, from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, 1999 with St. Anne's
Rosary at 4:30 p.m. and Prayer Services at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian
Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, 1999 at Holy Trinity
Parish St. Joseph Site, with the Rev. David C. Ruby and Rev. Francis
Geigel officiating and burial at St. Charles Cemetery, Lena.

b) Gervase A Garrigan is father of: MaryJane Garrigan (*1924), Dorothy Rose Garrigan (*1926), Michael A. Garrigan (*1932), Gerald Francis Garrigan (*1936), Noreen Clare Garrigan (*1939) and Patricia Garrigan (*1943)

  • 28 Sep 1903
  • 31 Jan 1905
  • 28 Sep 1999