Earl Giesick


LEOTI — Earl Frederick Giesick, 84, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at Wichita County Health Center in Leoti.

LEOTI — Earl Frederick Giesick, 84, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at Wichita County Health Center in Leoti.

He was born April 1, 1929, in Leoti, to Samuel S. and Elizabeth Eva Bohl Giesick. He graduated from Wichita County High School in 1947.

A lifetime resident of Leoti, Mr. Giesick retired from the United States Postal Service after 39 years of service and from Berning Auction after 25 years of service.

On July 10, 1948, he married F. Lorene Ray in Tribune. She survives. Other survivors include two children, Jana Rairden of Richmond, Va., and Tim Giesick of Holcomb; a brother, Mel Giesick of Denver; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Karla Kay Ridder; and two brothers, Robert and Karl Giesick.

Funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the United Methodist Church in Leoti. Burial will be at Leoti Cemetery.

Visitation hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti. Condolences may be sent at www.priceandsons.com. Memorials are suggested to the United Methodist Church Window Fund or Leoti Emergency Medical Technicians, both in care of the funeral home.

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