Obituary – Geller, Junior Leroy “Lee”

Class of 1948

1948 Maroon SpotlightJunior Geller
Junior Geller

Junior Play 46-47, Student Council 46-47, Perryscope Staff 47-48, Wrestling 46-47.

Junior Leroy “Lee” Geller

January 18, 1930 – May 16, 2015

Junior “Lee” Geller, 85, of Belleville, Ill., born January 18, 1930, in Glencoe, Okla., and died Saturday, May 16, 2015, at Rosewood Care Center, Swansea, Ill.

Mr. Geller retired from Chicago Title Insurance Company, Belleville, Ill., after serving his country for 20 years in the U.S. Air Force.

He was a member of Union United Methodist Church, Belleville, Ill.

Junior was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Virginia A., nee Clark, Geller, whom he married on June 27, 1954, and who died on January 20, 1999; two sons, James Barton Geller and Jay Lee Geller; his parents, Charles Barton and Fannie, nee Divine, Geller; four sisters, Leta Maxine Geller, Mabel McCurdy, Lila Jean Geller, and Cuba Mae Goley; and a brother, Everet Eugene Geller.

Surviving are two sons, Charles Edward (Barbara) Geller of Bozeman, Mont., and Michael Scott (Cindy) Geller of Belleville, Ill.; four grandchildren, Jordan Nicole Geller, Rachel Lee Geller, Christina Marie Geller, and John Clark “Jack” Geller.