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“Karen, Time seems to stand still when you lose a loved one. So sorry to hear about your moms passing. May God Bless you and your family. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Karlene

“karen and sandy , sorry to hear of your mother passing, I can remember that look on her face in the window when I d come pulling in the driveway ,...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: tina young - valley falls, NY

“Karen, So sorry to hear about your moms passing. May God Bless. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Grace and Mike - LAKE PLACID, FL

“Kathy,Karen and Sandy, With my precious memories I will always remember Carol and us living on the farm. Sincerely, Mary Lou (Foster...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Mary Bahr - Elmwood, WI

“Karen, Renee and I were really sorry to read of your mom's passing. We both know how life changing losing a parent can be and we will be thinking...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Dina Rasmussen - Wittenberg, WI

“Sorry to see of your mom's passing. Is comforting to know she is now out of pain and enjoying complete peace. Be comforted by God's promise of...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Dolores Haas-Folz - Wausau, WI

“Kathy and Tom-- Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Mark and Traci Brehmer ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Mark Brehmer - Sun Prairie, WI

“Karen- So sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. Losing your parents is difficult...no matter what age. She is shining down on you now from...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Erin Ralls - Wausau, WI

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Olson Family - Rothschild, WI

“My thoughts and prayers go out to you. May God bless you in your grief. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Traci Laird - Edgar, WI


Carol L. Giese, age 80, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013 under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services at Azura Memory Care, Wausau. She was born November 29, 1932 in Wausau, daughter of the late August and Betty (Hoeft) Brandt. On January 31, 1953 she married Robert Giese in Athens. He preceded her in death. Carol farmed in the Athens area with her husband. After he became disabled she took care of him for many years, then moved to Wausau where she worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant for the VNA . She loved her pets, Tiny Tim and Muffy and gardening, especially flowers. Time spent with her family at annual trips to the Hodag Country Music Festival were cherished by all. Survivors include her three daughters, Kathy (Tom) Mason, Rib Mountain, Karen Giese, Rib Mountain, and Sandy Haas, Wausau; two granddaughters, Emily Haas, Madison, and Olivia Haas, Eau Claire; one foster sister, Mary Lou Bahr. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2013 at St. Mark Lutheran Church, Wausau. The Rev. Chris Sansom will officiate. Friends may call Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services all at the church. The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the staff of Azura Memory Care for their patient, compassionate care of Carol. Also to the staff of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services for their kind help and care. Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Wausau, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com