The Norman Transcript

June 30, 2013

Geigers celebrate 49 years together


The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — Richard and Kathleen Geiger, Norman, will celebrate 49 years of marriage on Monday.

Richard Geiger and Kathleen Reisig were married July 1, 1964, in Morehead City, N.C. The couple met in North Carolina at a truck stop, where Richard worked, after Kathleen got a flat tire and had other repairs.

Since they have been married, the couple has resided in Cleveland County for five and a half years. The couple spent 22 years with the Marine Crops and have lived in North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, California and Florida.

Richard works for Norman Regional and Kathleen does volunteer work.

The couple belongs to St. Joseph Catholic Church, where they minister, and are active in the Golden Agers. The couple also teaches line dancing.

The couple has two daughters: Charlene Shea, of Norman, and Sandy Hall, of Jacksonville, Fla. They have seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

The couple plans to celebrate during a line dance class Tuesday evening.