PROF. JOSEPH HOPKINS
711 N Bridge St
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
Office hours: Mon 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Marge Geissler has been Register of Deeds for Chippewa County since 1995 and employed with Chippewa County since 1987. Marge served as the State President of the Wisconsin Register of Deeds Association (WRDA) and served on the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin Land Information Association. She currently serves on the WRDA Board of Directors, Wisconsin Counties Personnel Steering Committee and Chippewa County Land Information Council. Over the years she has served as chair of District 5, chair of the Technology, Legislative, By-Laws, Seminar, Handbook. WCA, WLIA, WCCO and Vital Records Committees and was appointed by the governor to serve on the Vitals Online Committee and Wisconsin Electronic
The staff in the Chippewa County Register of Deeds office is dedicated to providing the highest quality of service. Our office employs two full time deputies and one part-time deputy, in addition to the Register.
Our office takes great pride in recording/e-Recording all real estate documents in a timely manner. We offer online searching for real estate records 24 hours a day, seven days a week with two different programs available via our website, Laredo and Tapestry. To protect against property and mortgage fraud, the Chippewa County Register of Deeds Office provides Property Fraud Alert, a notification service to alert the homeowner of possible fraud. We are diligently working to add documents to our real estate records database and currently have documents scanned/indexed back to 1956 with all plats and CSM’s back to the 1850’s.
As of January 3, 2017 you can obtain most vital records statewide including birth, marriage, death and divorce certificates. Please see our website for dates of availability. We have a link on our website to Official Records Online and VitalChek to order your vital record online with a credit card. You can come in person to the office as well. Military Discharge papers are filed for confidential safe keeping.
Genealogists are welcome from 800 a.m. to 4 p.m. No appointments are needed.
About the Register of Deeds Office
Recording Council. Marge has received the President's Award for Outstanding Service from WRDA and Distinguished Service Awards from WLIA. She received an Associate Degree in Computer Operations and graduated from the University of Wisconsin Certified Public Managers Program. She also attained her Certificate of Professional Development and Professional Managers Essentials. Marge is a member of the Wisconsin County Constitutional Officers Association, Wisconsin Register of Deeds Association, Wisconsin Land Information Association, Realtors Association of Northwestern Wisconsin and Property Records Industry Association. She is a lifelong resident of Chippewa County, has served on several boards and has been active in many community organizations. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family & friends as well as traveling.