Joseph Geshwilm

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August 15, 1924 - February 22, 2013

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5-8 p.m. Tuesday February 26, 2013


11:00 a.m. Wednesday February 27, 2013


Joseph F. Geshwilm, age 88, of Gahanna, passed away Friday Feb. 22, 2013 at St. Ann’s Hospital. Retired from Columbus Auto Parts. U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II, where he was involved in the Battle of Leyte Gulf on the USS Kalinin Bay CVE-68. He was an avid golfer. Preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Gloria. daughter, Sylvia Ruark; parents Frederick & Emma (Stange) Geshwilm; brother William and sister Frieda Schumacher. Survived by daughters; Linda (Bob) Boling and Candace Geshwilm. grandchildren; Stacey, Christina and Matthew. 4 great grandchldren. son-in-law, Larry Ruark and loving friend, Julie Lyle. Friends may call at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME 55 East Schrock Road Westerville, 5-8 p.m. Tuesday Feb. 26th. Graveside service and burial will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday Feb. 27, 2013 at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Chapel 5600 E. Broad Street Columbus. Dr. Richard Ellsworth officiating.

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