Frank Giesen, age 86, died suddenly last Saturday, in Marshall, Michigan, His funeral and burial will be held this Friday at St; Mary’s Catholic Church in Marshall. A Celebration of Life Memorial Mass will be held this Saturday, December 27 at 10 a.m. at St. John’s Catholic Church in rural Union Hill. All the wonderfully talented Giesen singers are invited to meet in the choir loft at St. John’s at 9:30 for a quick run-through of the music. A potluck lunch and social hour will follow the Mass at the Knights of Columbus Hall in New Prague.
Frank is survived by his wife of 59 years, Harriet (Barten) Giesen, children Heidi Beatti, Gretchen Peters, Andy Giesen, Chris Giesen, Molly Fulmar, Sarah Kurowski, and David Giesen. He is also survived by three sisters, Leona Weiers, Bernice Hauer, and Marion and Sam Svoboda, and 24 grand- and great-grandchildren.