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Donald Giesing

Donald Giesing

Donald Giesing, age 76, of Mendon, formerly of Fowler, died on Saturday, January 11, 2020 in his home. He was born on February 2, 1943 in Quincy, IL the son of Albert & Rita (Terwelp) Giesing. Donald married Rosemary M. "Rosie" Mock on May 4, 1963 in St. Francis Catholic Church. She preceded him in death on August 15, 2017.

Mr. Giesing worked at Moorman Manufacturing in the Safety Department for more than 30 years.

Donald enjoyed gambling at the "Boat" and going for car rides. He would help farmers in any way he could. He liked trapshoots and hunting. Going out to eat and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren were his favorite pasttimes.

Donald is survived by:
Five children: Sherry (Loren) Klauser of Ursa; Cindy Kessler of Fowler; Susan Moran of Quincy; Brian (Diane) Giesing of Quincy; and Michele (Rick) Binger of Mendon; grandchildren: Ashley (Jarred) Hanlin, Adam Klauser, Cole Klauser, Cory (Katie) Kessler, Cody (Meredith) Kessler, Courtney (Dan) Huff, Chase (Kali) Moran, Riley Giesing, Payton Giesing, Brandon (Shelby) Giesing, Becky Binger and Craig Binger; great-grandchildren: Lilly Hanlin, Beau Hanlin, Mia Kessler, Noah Kessler, Owen Kessler, Piper Kessler, Jareth Huff, Harper Moran, David Giesing, Brantley Giesing, Cooper Giesing.
SIBLINGS: Carol Mock, Diane Winking (Jack); Jerry Giesing (Linda); Rick Giesing (Debbie); and Steve Giesing (Diane). Many in-laws, nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to his wife, Donald was also preceded in death by his parents, two sisters: Jackie Giesing and Theresa Giesing and a brother-in-law: Jerry Mock.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 9:15 a.m. in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home and at 10:00 a.m. in St. Joseph Catholic Church by Father Jeff Stone. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday evening from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Blessing Foundation for Hospice.

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From:
Liz Koehler
Mendon, IL
Comments:
So sorry for your loss Sherry, Ashley and family. Prayers for all of you.
From:
Vicki Hagerbaumer
Quincy, IL
Comments:
My deepest sympathy to Donald's loving family. He will live on in the strength and goodness he instilled in each one of you. A remarkable gift. God bless.
From:
Teresa Darnell
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Sorry for your loss,
From:
Georgina Aschemann
Quincy, IL
Comments:
To all of you Giesing Kids this is George the Bus Driver i'm not able to be there but my heart is hurting for you please know I care, saw that wonderful Dad of yours over the years that I cherish today, Prayers to all & god bless your parents raised some fine kids Love & Hugs to all
From:
Holly Cain
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Cindy,
On behalf of the Fishing For Freedom Board of Directors, we want to send our deepest condolences to you and your family on the loss of your father. We are thinking and sending prayers to you now during this time of loss.
Sincerely your Fishing For Freedom family of friends.