Nelson A. Geist, 72, Duncansville, died Saturday afternoon at his residence. He was born at Linds Crossing, son of Richard and Dorthea (Shade) Geist. He married Patricia A. Plowman on Aug. 14, 1962, in Winchester, Va.
Surviving are his wife, with whom he shared 51 years of marriage; two daughters: Michele of Duncansville and Donna of Greeley, Colo.; two grandchildren: Amanda and Thomas; and three siblings: Beverly, Leona, and Milton "Dutch."
Nelson was a 1958 graduate of Hollidaysburg High School. He retired as a line foreman from PPG in 2002 after 35 years of service. Nelson enjoyed watching football, especially the Pittsburgh Steelers.
At Nelson's request, there will be no public viewing or funeral service. Arrangements are by Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg.