From the Shawano County Journal, Thursday, Sept. 1, 1949:
Mrs. E. Giessel dies on Sunday; funeral services held here
    Mrs. E. E. Giessel, the former Catherine Gibbs, passed away at the Shawano Municipal hospital Sunday afternoon. Death was attributed to a heart ailment with which she had been ill for six weeks.
    Mrs. Giessel was born July 1, 1900 in Shawano. She was the daughter of William Gibbs and the late Mrs. Gibbs. She completed her high school work in Shawano, graduating in 1922, and was graduated from Ripon college in 1926.
    In January 1927 she was married to Ethan Giessel. They resided in Clintonville for fourteen years and at Appleton two years before returning to Shawano. They have been making their home at Shawano Lake for the past two years.
    Survivors are her husband and three children; two sons, Dick, of Milwaukee, and Don, at home; and a daughter, Gannett, Mrs. M. B. Rowe of New Jersey. She also leaves her father, and a sister, Miss Margaret Gibbs, of Shawano.
    Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 at the Karth Funeral Home. The Rev. Garth G. Gee officiated and burial was in Woodlawn cemetery. Acting as pallbearers were Charles Vande Zande, W. F. Boese, Maynard Wussow, Silas Darling, L. C. Tonne and Kermit Maas.