Donna L. (Settlemyre) Geese

September 22, 1954 ~ October 17, 2021 (age 67)
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Donna L. Geese, 67, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Sunday, October 17, 2021, at her residence.

Mrs. Geese was born on September 22, 1954, in Huntington, IN, to Kenyon and Jane E. (Holt) Settlemyre.  Her parents preceded her in death.

She married Jeffrey G. Geese on May 25, 1985, and he survives and resides in Huntington.

Donna was a 1972 graduate of Huntington North High School. She was an Advertising Assistant at Our Sunday Visitor for over 25 years. She was a lifetime member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and a member of the church choir.

Donna was fond of animals, especially cats, and loved taking care of them and helping them.   She also enjoyed helping people and seeing them happy made her happy as well.   She loved being outside, literature and music.  Most importantly, she loved spending time with her family and friends.

Along with her husband, Jeff, Donna is survived by one son, Aaron Geese (Nikita Kowal), Huntington, IN, two brothers: Jim Settlemyre, Huntington, IN, Larry (Linda) Salz, Tonica, IL; one sister, Jeanine Settlemyre, Huntington, IN; and one grandchild, Hayden Geese, Warren, IN.

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by one sister, Sonja L. Atwell.

Calling hours will be held on Monday, October 25, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN  46750.

Additional calling hours will be held on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the church followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 860 Cherry Street, Huntington, IN  46750, with Fr. Tony Steinacker and Rev. Msgr. Owen Campion presiding.    

Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Huntington, IN.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Helping Paws Pet Haven in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN  46750.

McElhaney- Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN, is entrusted with the arrangements. On line condolences may be sent to:

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October 25, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home
715 N. Jefferson St.
Huntington, IN 46750

October 26, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church
860 Cherry Street
Huntington, IN 46750

Mass of Christian Burial
October 26, 2021

10:00 AM
SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church
860 Cherry Street
Huntington, IN 46750

Graveside Service
October 26, 2021

11:00 AM
Mt. Calvary Cemetery
N. Goshen Road (State Road 5)
Huntington, IN 46750


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Tel: 1-260-356-3320

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