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Glenn Arthur Giersbach

May 28, 1930 ~ May 28, 2017 (age 87)

Glenn A. Giersbach, age 87 of the Township of Larrabee, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017, at ThedaCare Medical Center, New London surrounded by his loving family.

Glenn Arthur Giersbach was born May 28, 1930 in New London, to the late Arthur & Irma (Drake) Giersbach. He grew up in the Clintonville area and attended Clintonville High School. Glenn was a starting end for the undefeated 1947 Conference Championship Trucker football team; he also played high school basketball. After graduation in 1948, he worked for a time, and later enlisted in the U.S. Army to serve his country. He was assigned to a post in Alaska, and served from 1951-1953. On October 24, 1953, Glenn was united in marriage to his high school sweetheart, Barbara Holmes, at the United Methodist Church, Clintonville. Glenn was a life-long member of the church serving as a Sunday school teacher, and in many other ways. He started working as a welder for the company his father started: Utility Tool & Body, first in Marion then in Clintonville. He later became general manager and worked well into his seventies until the business was sold. Glenn was a well respected member of the community both through business leadership and civic projects. He was a member of the Rotary Club and active with the Clintonville Area Foundation. Glenn was a man with love and kindness in his heart and he loved his foreign exchange student daughters like family: Grace Gogchigol (AFS 1975) & Lucia Yee Estrada (AFS 1976). He will be fondly remembered as a loving and devoted husband to Barb, and an attentive father and grandfather.

He is survived by his wife Barbara

Daughter: Susan Rascon, Clintonville

Granddaughter: Sarah Rascon, Buckeye, AZ

Brother: Robert (Gloria) Giersbach, Sierra Madre, CA

Glenn was preceded in death by his parents; & sisters, Ruth Shaffer & Pat Kenfield

Memorial services will be held 11 AM Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at the United Methodist Church, Clintonville with the Rev. Keith Wolf officiating. Military honor rites will be conducted at the church by members of the VFW Post #664, American Legion Post #63, and American Legion Auxiliary Unit #63, all of Clintonville. Inurnment will take place at Graceland Cemetery, Clintonville.

Friends may call at the church on Tuesday from 9 AM until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are to be directed to the United Methodist Church, Clintonville.

The Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory, Clintonville is assisting his family.

An online guestbook is available at eberhardtstevenson.com.


 Service Information

Visitation
Tuesday
June 6, 2017

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
United Methodist Church
24 13th St.
Clintonville, WI 54929

Memorial Service
Tuesday
June 6, 2017

11:00 AM
United Methodist Church
24 13th St.
Clintonville, WI 54929


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