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Richard Giesen

photoRichard A. Giesen, 83, longtime resident of Lake Forest passed away at home surrounded by his family on April 19. Beloved husband of Jeannine, nee St. Bernard, Giesen of Lake Forest, cherished father of Rick (Lynn) Giesen of Chagrin Falls, OH, Laurie Giesen of California and Mark (Greta) Giesen of Chicago; Adored grand-father of Lindsay, Spencer, Reggie, Soleil and Noah. Graduate of Northwestern University, long time business executive of Chicago whose career included leading Field Enterprises and Continental Packaging Solution. He was the director of GATX, Stone Container and J. Walter Thompson Advertising. Visitation 4-7 p.m., Wednesday, April 24 at Wenban Funeral Home, 320 Vine Avenue, Lake Forest. Funeral service at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, April 25 at First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest, 700 N. Sheridan Road, Lake Forest. Interment private at Lake Forest Cemetery. Info - 847-234-0022 or www.wenbanfh.com. Memorial contributions in Richard's name may be made to the , 225 N. Michigan Ave., Ste. 1210, Chicago, IL 60601 or to Northwestern Annual Fund, ATTN: Student Scholarships, 1201 Davis St., Evanston, IL 60208.

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Published in Chicago Tribune on Apr. 21, 2013
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