In Loving Memory

Gus Giese

Gus Giese
September 6, 1932
July 23, 2022
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Gus H. Giese, Jr., 89, passed away on July 23, 2022 at Memorial Hermann in Cypress, Texas.

Gus Henry Giese, Jr. was born in the Wonder Hill Community, Washington County, Texas on September 6, 1932 to parents Annie Vollert and Gustav A. Giese. He attended Wonder Hill schools and Blinn College and served in The U.S. Army. He was a member and confirmed at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Phillipsburg. On May 4, 1957 he married Shirley J. Williams at First Baptist Church Brenham. Gus worked for Lange Distributing for 35 years and also Brenham Wholesale for 18 years. He loved watching or listening to all of the Texas Aggie and Brenham Cub sports!

Gus is preceded in death by his sister Mildred and her husband Delbert Stelter, brother Leon and wife Jean, brother Arthur, brothers in law William Stroech and Wilburn Mantey. Gus will be missed by his wife of 65 years, Shirley, son and daughter in law Jody and Jill Giese of Bryan, son Keith Giese of Dallas, grandchildren; Gatlin Giese, Sydney Leinen and Carson Giese, great-grandchildren; Hollis and Lane Leinen. He is also survived by sisters Anita Stroech of Bryan and Lillian Mantey of Victoria, brothers and sisters in law Rodney and Pat Williams and Gary and Janet Williams along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Services for Gus will remain private. Online condolences may be shared with the family at