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Richard Geisert, of California since 1962, and formerly of Sandusky, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2013.

He moved to Columbus in 1952, where he married Joyce Cunningham of Jewett, in 1953. They moved to California and settled in Santa Ana in 1968.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Emil and Josephine Geisert, and a brother, Earl.

He is survived by his wife Joyce; two sons, Mark of El Segundo, Calif., and Eric of Corona, Calif.; one granddaughter, Alison; a brother, Harold, of Mentor, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews in Ohio.

A funeral mass was held April 16 at Holy Family Cathedral in Orange, Calif., and he was laid to rest at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery in Orange.