Robert Lee Geisler
1935 – 2014
Robert Geisler, 78, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at Bakersfield Heart Hospital. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 8, at 11 a.m., at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 329 South Mill Street, Tehachapi.
Robert was born to Carl and Naomi Geisler in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Dec. 3, 1935. He graduated from University of Cincinnati with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering in 1957. He married Evelyn Begovich in Dayton, Ohio, on 1963.
He moved to California when the Air Force Rocket Propulsion Laboratory was moved to Edwards Air Force Base. Bob had a lifelong love for his profession as a rocket scientist and continued consulting on rockets after his retirement from the Air Force.
He is survived by his wife, Evelyn; and three children, William, Anne, and Helen. Wood Family Funeral Service has been entrusted with his care. For condolences please visit www.woodmortuary.net.