Obituaries

Donald "DD" Giessmann


Donald "DD" Giessmann asleep in Jesus on June 28, 2017 at the age of 82.

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He was the beloved husband of Mary Giessmann nee Welker of Wentzville, MO; He is survived by his son, Daniel D (Lorelei) Giessmann of Wentzville, MO; two daughters, Debra L. (Eric) Price of Wentzville, MO, Dawn M. (Todd) Greiwe of Foristell, MO; four granddaughters, Crystal, Amber, Brooke, Rhianon; three grandsons, Nathan, Ryan, Luke; nephew, Doug (Betty) Fridley; great-nephew, Todd Fridley; great-niece, Tracey Schlip. He is preceded in death by his father, John E. Giessmann, mother, Florence Giessmann nee Zollman, brother, Edwin Giessmann, sister, Darleen Fridley.

Donald was united in marriage to his lovely wife, Mary Welker, January 23, 1960 in Augusta MO. He was a lifetime member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wentzville, MO. Donald was very active in his church and served on many church boards as well as activity groups. Donald was self employed his entire life until he worked for the Wentzville R-IV School District for 9 1/2 years before retiring. He was an avid hard working man whom provided for his family. Donald was a very devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. 

Visitation: Sunday, July 2, 2-6 p.m. at Pitman Funeral Home, 1545 Wentzville Pkwy., Wentzville, MO. Service: Monday July 3rd , 10:00 am at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Wentzville, MO. Interment: South Linn Cemetery, Wentzville, MO. Memorials may be made payable to Immanuel Lutheran Church-Wentzville or St. Luke's Hospice in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 248, Wentzville, MO 63385.