Edith I. Giese
Edith I. Giese (nee Olson), known as “Judi” to her family and friends, passed away peacefully at 80 years of age on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. She spent her last years as a resident of Cranberry Court in Wisconsin Rapids, where she received excellent care.
Born Oct. 31, 1939, to the late Clarence and Leona (Flatoff) Olson, she grew up in Biron, one of 10 children.
Judi was a devoted wife to Gerald; mother to Robert (Debbie) of Waukesha, Randall (Teri) of Buckeye, Arizona, and Kelly; grandmother to Drew, Gabby, Connor and Justin.
She was a big follower of Rapids Wrestling back in the 1970s-80s, and loved NASCAR, the Packers, and also enjoyed cooking, baking and occasional trips to the casino.
Judi was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gerald; son, Kelly; and five of her siblings.
She will be greatly missed but never forgotten.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, at the John J. Buettgen Funeral Home, 631 E. Grand Avenue in Wisconsin Rapids. A procession will take place to Forest Hill Mausoleum Chapel for an 11:30 a.m. committal service officiated by Deacon Vern Linzmeier.
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