Sunday, November 18, 2001

Obituary: Kathryn Merlin

NEW YORK [NY] - Kathryn Merlin, age 54, of New York, NY, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 12, 2001. She was born on Nov. 10, 1947, in Madison, Wis., to Helene and Frederick Merlin. She had graduated from Madison Central high School in 1965, and attended the University of Wisconsin. After much traveling and working throughout the United States as a model and writer, she settled in the city she loved the most, New York. She is survived by her mother, Helene Merlin of Madison, Wis.; a sister, Christine M. Manesis of Madison, Wis.; her brother, Rick Merlin of Pleasanton, Calif.; a niece, Amanda Manesis of Chicago, Ill.; a niece, Jessica Merlin of Pleasanton, Calif.; and nephews, Jon and Daniel Merlin of Pleasanton, Calif. A memorial Service, date to be announced after the holidays, will be held to celebrate her life. Gunderson Funeral Homes 608-221-5420

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on November 18, 2001

NEW YORK CITY - Kathryn Merlin died Monday, November 12, 2001. A memorial gathering will be held at Gunderson East Funeral Home, 5203 Monona Drive, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002, from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m.

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on January 11-12, 2002.

Saturday, March 17, 2001

Obituary: Tim Geisler

Geisler, James (Tim), Architect, age 54, of Minneapolis, on Sunday February 18, 2001. Tim will be remembered for his God-given genius, kindness of heart and generosity of spirit that have been an inspiration to all who knew him. For those who cared about Tim a celebration of his life will be held at one of his many projects - THE UNIVERSITY CLUB OF ST. PAUL - on Friday, March 23rd from 6-9 PM. Preceded in death by his mother, Betty; and survived by his father, James Geisler; sister Nancy Knapp & her husband, Stephen; brother, Gary & his wife, Sara; nephews, Michael & Tim; and the many friends who loved and cared deeply about him. Memorials to Children's International and the Audubon Society.

Originally published in the St. Paul Pioneer Press on March 17, 2001

Friday, January 12, 2001

Obituary: Howard Houston

HOWARD B. HOUSTON, 53, 2901 S. Semoran Blvd., Orlando, died Wednesday, Jan. 10. Mr. Houston was a cosmetologist. Born in Madison, Wis., he moved to Central Florida in 1967. He was Lutheran. Survivors: daughter, Jocelin, Orlando; one grandchild. Orlando Direct Cremation Service.

Originally published in the Orlando Sentinel (Orlando, Florida) on January 12, 2001