Katherine Geis, 80, of Sagamore Hills, died Jan. 6, 2013. Services were Jan. 10 at St. Barnabas Church and burial was at All Saints Cemetery.

Mrs. Geis was born to Salthasar and Katharina Phillipp, both deceased, on Nov. 24, 1932 in Aillingen, Germany. She attended college for four years and was proprietor of Geis Companies.

Mrs. Geis was the wife of Erwin, deceased, the mother of Katherine, deceased, and Alfred (Kris Monaco) and Gregory (Patty), and the grandmother of five.

She was the sister of Balthasar Philipp, Karoline Hase, Josefa Watson, Felix Philipp and Andreas Philipp, all deceased, and Heinrich Philipp, Maria Jones, and Franz Philipp.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Erwin and Katherine Geis Charitable Foundation c/o Geis Construction Co.

Ferfolia Funeral Home handled arrangements.