Shirlee M. Giese, age 78, of Plover, died February 26, 2016 at Maple Ridge (Tanglewood) Assisted Living.
Shirlee was born July 15, 1937 to the late Jacob & Caroline (Dresdow) Eppers in Stanley, WI. She grew up there, attended the local school and graduated from Stanley-Boyd High School.
She married Thomas Giese on October 12, 1957 at St. Rita’s Catholic Church in Racine, WI.
Shirlee dedicated her life to raising her children. She was employed at Motor Transport in Racine, WI; Molding Co. in Racine; and was in sales with Avon.
In her spare time, she enjoyed reading, cooking, gathering Avon collectables; and enjoying time with her pet dogs, Buffy & Taz.
She is survived by her son, Chris (Jane) Giese; grandchildren, Jessica of Milwaukee, Jacob of Plover, and Elizabeth of Stevens Point. She is further survived by brothers, Jack (Pat) Eppers of Denver, CO, Kenneth Eppers of Waukesha, WI, and Everett Eppers of Appleton, WI; sisters, Mildred Burns of Black Creek, WI and Hazel Karner of Waukesha; numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jacob & Caroline; husband, Thomas; daughter, Laura; 5 brothers, 3 sisters, & beloved dogs Buffy & Taz.
The family would like to thank all of the Maple Ridge (Tanglewood Assisted Living) CNA’s & administrators; & Heartland Hospice for their loving care of Shirlee as she slipped away from us.
Online condolences may be made to www.bostonfuneralhome.net.