OTTO C. GEURS, SR., 84

OTTO C. GEURS, SR., 84, of Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, October 18, 2005, at River Bend Healthcare Center. Born October 13, 1921, in Heukelum, Netherlands, he was a U.S. citizen since 1968. He worked as a Welder for Joslyn Steel for 27 years, retiring in 1985. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church and The Fort Wayne Sport Club and was a former member of Fort Wayne Kiwanas Club.
Surviving are two daughters, Johanna (Joseph) Gorsuch of Webster, N.Y. and Pieternella “Nellie” Geurs of Ossian; three sons, Johannes Z. “John” (Diana Johnson) Geurs of Ossian, Otto C. (Margaret “Peggy” Isenhour) Geurs of Mulberry and Gerrit M. Geurs of New York, N.Y.; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Kees Geurs of The Netherlands; and a sister, Nel Van Meekeren of The Netherlands.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Pieter Geurs and Maaike (De Groot); wife, Christina (Jacobs) Geurs; and a daughter, Maaike Geurs.
Memorial service was Sunday, October 23, at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home, Winchester Road Chapel, 6424 Winchester Road.
Preferred memorials to the Diabetes Association.

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