Gaylord - Nadine M. Giese, 81, passed away Saturday, February 2, 2019 at SunPorch of Smith Center.
Nadine was born April 13, 1937 in Smith County, KS, the daughter of Gilford and Frieda (Engelke) Frank.
On May 2, 1937, at Christ Lutheran Church of rural Gaylord, KS, God forgave Nadine's sins and gave her Eternal Life and salvation through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism. Nadine confirmed her faith in Jesus as her savior and Lord on June 1, 1952, also at Christ Lutheran.
On April 10, 1980, she married Robert Lee Giese in Smith Center, KS.
Nadine was a past member of Christ Lutheran Church, Gaylord, and when the church closed in 1968, she joined American Lutheran Church in Smith Center. Nadine and Robert enjoyed going to church and singing together in the church choir. She also taught Sunday school and led Bible study. On March 11, 2012, Nadine and Robert joined St. John Lutheran Church, Athol.
Nadine worked in the office at Smith County Memorial Hospital for over 30 years and was also secretary at American Lutheran Church of Smith Center for many years.
Nadine and Robert both loved to raise a big garden, go fishing and do woodworking together. They both were very talented woodworkers and made items for all their family over the years.
She was preceded in death by her husband Robert on August 4, 2018, parents, a sister, Juanita LeVan and an infant brother.
Nadine is survived by a brother, Eldon (Cindy) Frank of Minneapolis, KS and a host of other family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at All Faiths Funeral Chapel, Smith Center, KS, with Pastor Dave Kramer officiating. Visitation will be held Tuesday, February 5, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the funeral chapel. Burial will be in Christ Lutheran Cemetery, Gaylord, KS. Memorial may be given to the Nadine M. Giese Memorial Fund and sent in care of the funeral chapel.