Archive for Thursday, January 11, 2007

Della F. Giese

1922-2007

January 11, 2007

Services for Della F. Giese, 84, of Leavenworth, were Wednesday, Jan. 10, at Davis Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth. Burial was in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Lansing.

Mrs. Giese died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007, at Brandon Woods nursing facility in Lawrence.

She was born Nov. 1, 1922, in Warrensburg, Mo., the daughter of William Lee and Julia Holt Hensley. She attended schools in Leavenworth.

Mrs. Giese was a homemaker and a farm wife.

On Oct. 25, 1939, she married Charles E. Giese Sr. in Lansing. He died April 17, 1996.

Survivors include a son, Charles E. Giese Jr., Leavenworth; a daughter, Virginia G. Duffin, Leavenworth; four sisters, Dorothy McWilliams, Apache Junction, Ariz., Rose Bollin, Leavenworth, Cecile Mahoney, Phoenix, Ariz., and Delores Estrada, Tucson, Ariz.; a brother, William Hensley, Center, Colo.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, sent in care of the funeral chapel, 531 Shawnee St., Leavenworth 66048.

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