Audrey Jean Giese, 72, Easton

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Audrey Jean Giese, age 72, of Easton, died on Monday, Jan. 24, 2005, at Sunrise Cottage in Mankato.

Funeral services will be at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Easton on Thursday, Jan. 27, at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Ronald Jobe officiating. Visitation will be held at Bruss- Heitner Funeral Home in Wells on Wednesday, Jan. 26, from 5 to 8 p.m., and one hour prior to services at the church on Thursday. Interment will be in Rosehill Cemetery in Wells.

Audrey Jean Giese was born July 2, 1932, the daughter of Herold C. and Dorothy (Janzig) Seedorf near Walters. On April 15, 1952, she married Marvin Herman Giese in Wells. She was a graduate of Wells High School. She was an active member of St. Peter Lutheran Church in Easton, the Mission Circle and she taught Sunday School.

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She enjoyed gardening, golf, playing cards, traveling, bowling, cooking and being with her grandchildren.

Audrey is survived by five children: Genell and husband Thomas Cummings of Rochester, Paul and wife Anne Giese of Wells, Brenda and husband Linnie Stenzel of North Mankato,

Amy Erickson of Chanhassen, Minn., and Jason Giese of Orlando, Fla.; 11 grandchildren: Kasey, Patrick and Samuel Cummings of Rochester, Mandy and husband Steve Kirkeide of Wells,

Jill and husband Doug Maas of Nicollet, Dane and Maggie Giese of Wells, Eric and wife Jessica Stenzel of Mankato,

Keith and Emily Stenzel of North Mankato, and Tyler Erickson of Chanhassen; three step-grandchildren: Nate, Ty and Josh Pederson of Wells; two great-grandchildren: Jordan and Danielle Kirkeide of Wells; three brothers: Evan and wife Sue Seedorf of Wells,

Gene and wife Doris Seedorf of Hackensack, Minn., and Mark and wife Julie Seedorf of Wells; two sisters: June and husband Phillip Harrison of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Faye and husband Lyle Baseman of Ely, Minn.; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Marvin, in 2003.

Memorials are preferred for Alzheimer’s treatment and research