Madge E. Giedeman

Madge E. Giedeman

FREMONT: Madge E. Giedeman, 79, of Fremont, died on Friday, January 11, 2013 at the Rutherford House in Fremont.

She was born on July 29, 1933 in Clyde, Ohio to George Edward and Martha (Blazek) Willer, Sr.

Madge was a 1951 graduate of Fremont Ross High School and a 1955 graduate of The Ohio State University, College of Agriculture, School of Home Economics.

In 1955, she married John E. Giedeman, Jr at the Trinity Evangelical United Brethren Church, Fremont and they were divorced in 1982.

Madge is survived by daughters, Lori Giedeman of Lafayette, Sue (Jim) McBride of Castalia, Ohio; sons, John (Pauline) Giedeman of Bellevue, Ohio and Wendell (Cathy) Giedeman of Findlay, Ohio; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Barbara (Gerald) Lindstrom, of Howard, Ohio; sister-in-law, Marilyn Willer of Fremont, Ohio; and stepmother, Mary Willer of Clyde, Ohio.

Madge was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, George E. Willer, Jr.

Madge was an educator and spent fourteen years as instructor of Child Care at Vanguard Vocational Center. Later she assisted other as a transition counselor during several plant closings in the area.

Madge was a Christ follower and a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Fremont. She was active in the community as a Girl Scout and Campfire leader, 4-H Leader and 4-H judge in seven counties. She was active in several art groups in the area and was well-known for her oil and water color painting, corn-husk dolls, crafts; children's books and awesome cooking.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8:00 PM at the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 South Main St., Clyde, Ohio. The funeral will be on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 10:30 AM at the funeral home with Pastor H. Kearns officiating. Burial will be in Four Mile House Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Sandusky Co. Extension Agency, 4-H.

Online condolences may be sent to www.auxterfuneralhomes.com

Funeral Home

Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home
218 South Main Street Clyde, OH 43410
(419) 547-9451

Published in the The News-Messenger on Jan. 14, 2013