Giese, 86, of Waupun, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond
born February 16, 1928 in Waupun, the son of William and Margaret Kovalaske
Giese. On September 4, 1948 he married Mildred Born in Waupun and the couple
lived in Waupun all their married lives. Ray was employed at John Deere in
Horicon and retired after 31 years of employment. Then, Ray and Mildred were
employed as custodians at The State Bank of Waupun where they worked for many
years. Mildred died in 1988. Ray was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in
Waupun and a member of The Eagles Club of Fond du Lac.
survived by a son, Ronald W. Giese of Fond du Lac; two daughters: Linda J.
Elgersma of Beaver Dam and Barbara K. Giese of Waupun; four grandchildren:
Tammy Giese, Jenelle Ritter, Gena Winter, and Jana Elgersma, all of Beaver Dam;
seven great-grandchildren: Aaron Bailey, Brennon Giese, Matthew Hussli, Evan
Winter, Ian Winter, Lydia Elgersma, and Tanner Ritter.
preceded in death by his wife, Mildred; a son, David, in 2004; and a brother,
Wilbert “Gaser” Giese.
services for Ray Giese will be held Monday, August 4, 2014 at 12 noon at
Immanuel Lutheran Church in Waupun with Rev. Elizabeth Lee officiating. Burial
will follow at Highland Memory Gardens. Friends and relatives may call on the
family on Monday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service.
Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family. Please visit our website at
www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for further information and to send