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Steven Giese

January 8, 1948 — October 3, 2022

Steven Arthur Giese, 74 was born January 8, 1948 in Muscatine, IA, to Arthur FW Giese and Rita Giese.  Steven died peacefully in his home with loved one’s present. 


Steven grew up in Wilton, IA and was the oldest and only son with four sisters.  He graduated from Wilton High School and attended Muscatine Community College.  Steven made a long career working for the local telecommunication companies.  He worked for Northwestern Bell, US West and Qwest Communications.  Starting as a technician in 1967, later becoming an engineer and finally becoming a manager until retiring in 2003.  He was also the President of SG Management Service, Inc for 25 years. 


Steven enjoyed both working on houses and watching the river.  Later in life Steven was able to combine the two together by remodeling riverside homes and watching the river after a long day’s work.  He also enjoyed riding his Harley motorcycle and cruising around in his Jeep.


Steven leaves behind his long-time friend and soulmate Jo Ellen Giese; Children: Kimberly Smith, Shane Giese, Brent Giese, Johnna Cook; Sisters: Jane Clark, Lori Dawson, Loleta Miller and Ginger McGill; Grandchildren: Ryan Smith, Dalton Smith, Hailey Giese, Jordan Giese, Sarah Giese, Graham Giese, Gabriel Giese, Henry Giese, Zach Cook


Steven was preceded in death by his father Arthur FW Giese and mother Rita Giese.


There will be a private graveside service at Oakdale Cemetery, Wilton, Iowa at a later date.

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