Terese Gieringer was born in Rubicon, Wisconsin, in 1914 and passed away on March 25, 2012. She was the third youngest of the nine children of William Hauser and Clara Marie Brand and was raised in this small town Northwest of Milwaukee. She moved to Milwaukee to continue her education and there met her husband, Arthur Gieringer, and they were married in 1937. Terese worked alongside her husband in supporting the development of his businesses in the machine tool and manufacturing industries. She has now gone on to join her beloved husband who predeceased her in 1995.|
Terese and Arthur have three children, Sharon (Don) Hansen of Milwaukee and Naples, FL, Marie (Tim) Kelley of La Jolla, CA, and John (Pam) Gieringer of Paradise Valley, AZ. Terese is also survived by seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Arthur and Terese, known as "Teter" by her friends and as "HuHu" or "GiGi" by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, are remembered for the guidance and support they provided to all members of their family.
Teter shared her time with her family in Milwaukee and La Jolla, California, and was a resident of the Pacific Regent in La Jolla, which she graced with her charm and enjoyed with many friends. The friendship extended by all at the Pacific Regent and the care provided by San Diego Hospice and other caregivers is sincerely appreciated.
A celebration mass will be held at All Hallows Catholic Church in La Jolla on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at noon followed by a Celebration of Life reception at the Pacific Regent La Jolla at 2 pm. There will be a private memorial service in Milwaukee this summer.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to San Diego Hospice or a
Published in La Jolla Light on Apr. 5, 2012