Terrie Dean values the art of good conversation. One of her favorite holiday pastimes is gathering around the kitchen table with relatives and simply talking for hours on end.
All I want for Christmas is normal.
Diane Palmer Geisel, 43, of Grandville, Mich., passed away Sept. 29, 2012. She was born Nov. 24, 1968, in El Paso, Texas.
Diane graduated from Turner Ashby High School in Dayton and Liberty University in Lynchburg.
She is survived by her husband, Rick Geisel; son, Gideon and daughter, Grace, all of Michigan; mother, Juanita (Gerald) Knupp of Broadway; father, Sam (Chandra) Palmer of Harrisonburg; sister, Pam (Doug) Rickers of Albuquerque, N.M.; brothers, Ty Palmer of Wake Forest, N.C., and Jeff Palmer of Timberville; stepbrother, Mitch Palmer of Harrisonburg; and a very large extended family.
The funeral service and burial took place Tuesday, Oct. 2, in Michigan.