Jane Marie Giese, age 71, of Delano, passed away from cancer Friday, Aug. 6, 2010, at the Marie Steiner Kelting Hospice Home in Chaska.
Funeral services will take place Saturday, Aug. 14 at noon at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Watertown, with visitation for two hours prior to services at the church.
Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home in Watertown.
Jane was born July 2, 1939, to Armand and Helen (Adickes) Matter in Watertown.
She was united in marriage to Kenneth N. Giese Oct. 31, 1957, at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Delano by the Rev. M.J. Lenz.
Jane was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth; father Armand Matter; and siblings Janet Krause, Armand Matter Jr. “Butch,” and Sharon Stoneburner.
She is survived by her children, Lisa and Tim Van Beusekom, Luanne Giese, and Niel and Carrie Giese; five grandchildren, Evan, Kendra, Cole, Reba, and Justin; mother Helen Matter; and siblings Carol Mortensen, David and Linda Matter, Carmen Farniok, Dennis Matter, and Judy Matter.