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Genevieve M. DeCleene Giese

Collected and contributed by:  Bill Fonferek

.June 4, 2013 .
.Green Bay Press-Gazette.

 Gen passed on to her eternal reward on June 2, 2013 in Green Bay. She was born in Oconto County the daughter of John B. and Theadora (Lasee) DeCleene. She spent her childhood on the farm in Klondike, Wisconsin and graduated from Coleman High School in 1940. She then moved to Green Bay to work at Kresges. She finished her working career as a Realtor in California.

She married Phil Giese in 1944. Gen followed her husband to many locations including Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Hawaii, San Jose, and Detroit before returning to Green Bay in 2001. She made many friends along the way. She really enjoyed gardening and had wonderful landscapes wherever she lived. Gen also loved her cats and they provided her much comfort and love.

She is survived by nephews Don (Dori) DeCleene, Curt (Jane) Mrozinski, Garry (Marylin) Glime, Alvin Mrozinski, Dennis (Darlene) Glime, and nieces Dolores (Ed) Bedore, Geneva Stubbe, many great nephews, nieces, and many friends from wherever she lived.

Gen was preceded in death by two brothers; Harvey (Laura) DeCleene, Oliver (June) DeCleene, and by two sisters; Sylvina (Harry) Glime, Ansstasia (Theodore) Mrozinski, and her parents.

Friends may call at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 3425 Willow Rd. from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. Wednesday. Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 a.m. at the church with the Rev. Daniel Viertel officiating. Entombment in the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum. Online condolences may be expressed to the Giese family at

A special thank you to the great staff at Carrington Manor and Unity Hospice for their loving care.