Judith A. Giessen, 72
Aug. 22, 1943 — Aug. 2, 2016
Judith A. “Judy” Giessen, 72, of West Bend, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, at The Kathy Hospice in the town of Polk.
Judy was born Aug. 22, 1943, in West Bend, the daughter of the late Alex and Irene (Krueger) Goeden. On Dec. 29, 1962, Judy was united in marriage to Lyle Giessen at St. Frances Cabrini School Chapel in West Bend.
Judy loved making puzzles and playing games. Judy and Lyle had many adventures touring the countryside in their Model A Ford. She loved her dogs, collecting knickknacks and doing numerous crafts including needle work and crocheting.
Those Judy leaves behind to cherish her memory include her husband, Lyle; three children, Gregory (Laura) Giessen of West Bend, Gary (Adela) Giessen of San Diego, California, and Gayle (Chris) Horneck of West Bend; seven grandchildren, Krystal (Joseph) Thomson, Sam (Jamie) Giessen, Joshua Giessen, Rebecca Giessen, Brianna Giessen, Colton Cavil, and Tanner Cavil; three great-grandchildren, Noah, Lucas, and Mellia Thomson; a sister, Bonnie (Vern) Paruch of Green Bay; a brother, Kenneth (Beth) Goeden of Hot Springs, Arkansas; and other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, Judy was preceded in death by her parents-in-law, Helen and Joseph Giessen and two sisters-in-law, Barbara Goeden and Patricia (Francis) Dieringer.
A memorial service for Judy will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home (1315 W. Washington St., West Bend) with the Rev. Russell Witte-Dycus officiating.
Judy’s family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home from 2 p.m. until the time of service.
The Myrhum Patten Miller and Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted with Judy’s arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.
The family would like to extend their appreciation and heartfelt thanks to the staff at Cedar Lake Health and Rehabilitation Center and to The Kathy Hospice.