GROTON:    Laura R. Geiger, 66 of 9 Searles Road, Groton, New York died at 3:34pm, Saturday, September 10, 2005 at her residence.

Born November 18, 1938 in Ithaca, New York, she was a daughter of the late George and Alice Moffett Rankin.  Mrs. Geiger was a graduate of Genoa Central Schools, Class of 1957 and was Salutorian of her class. She was a day care provider, operating her own business known as Laura's Day Care.

Survivors include her husband Henry "Hank" of Groton, NY., her sons Jeffrey of Ithaca, Kevin (Kelly) of Groton, NY., her daughters Jayne (Mark) Obialero of Groton, NY, Joyce (Don) Millington of Lansing, NY., Bonnie Geiger of
Dryden, her sisters, Virginia Mathers of Cleveland, NY, Nancy (Oscar) Harrell of Spencer, NY and her grandchildren, Adam, Benjamin, Samuel and Kaiden Geiger, Sarah and Joshua Obialero, several nieces,nephews and cousins.

Services will be 2:30pm, Saturday, September 17, 2005 at the Groton Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses, 143 Cortland Road, Groton.  Lee Murphy will officiate.  The family will receive friends from 1:00pm to 2:30pm, prior to the memorial service.  Interment will be private and at the convenience of the Geiger family.

Contributions in memory of Mrs. Geiger may be directed to a fund, for the benefit of her family, C/O Mr. Rich Dolge, Tompkins Trust Company, The Commons Office, Ithaca, New York 14850 or to Hospicare, 172 East King Road, Ithaca, NY 14850

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of The Lansing Funeral Home, Inc., 32 Auburn Road, Lansing, NY 533.8600.(