Tuesday, October 11, 2016

T5 Jacob Walter Geiss

High School Annual Photo
T5 Jacob Walter Geiss was born 28 Jan 1918 in Nokomis, Illinois to Theodore William and Olga A. (Radtke) Geiss.  His father was a painter. On 22 Jun 1941 he married Lucille E. 

Jacob was working as a sales clerk when he was drafted in May 1943.  He was sent overseas and assigned from the replacement depot to I Company 116th Infantry. T5 Geiss was killed in action on 11 Oct 1944.

T5 Geiss was repatriated and is buried in the Nokomis Cemetery in Nokomis, Illinois with Lucille. 

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