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Della I. Giese

Feb. 3, 1917 - July 4, 2006 APPLETON -- Della Irene Giese, 89, of Appleton died Tuesday at the Appleton Municipal Hospital. The service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Appleton. Burial will be at the Appleton City ...

Feb. 3, 1917 - July 4, 2006

APPLETON -- Della Irene Giese, 89, of Appleton died Tuesday at the Appleton Municipal Hospital.

The service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Appleton. Burial will be at the Appleton City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Zniewski Funeral Home-Vaala Chapel in Appleton.

She was born Feb. 3, 1917, in Moyer Township, Swift County, to Emil and Beata (Hamann) Schulz. She attended rural school through the 8th grade.

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She married Roy Giese on May 17, 1936, in Montevideo. She worked with her husband on their farm.

She was 4-H leader for many years and a member of the homemaker's club. She involved in her church and served in the women's mission society, as a Sunday school teacher, deaconess, and board member. She also delivered Meals on Wheels.

She is survived by three daughters: Sandra (and Jim) Haas of Cape Coral, Fla., Diane (and Jerry) Lunderberg of St. Peter, Judith Harrison of Bloomington; daughter-in-law: Karon Giese of Ortonville; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and two siblings: Merlin (and Ruby) Schulz of Holloway and Florene Matthies of Pipestone.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1992; son: Ronald; son-in-law: Dwayne Harrison; and two brothers.

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