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Raymond Giesler

Raymond Giesler

Thursday, September 12th, 1929 Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

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Obituary for Raymond William Giesler (Giesler)

Raymond “Ray” William Giesler, of RR 3 Walkerton passed away on Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 at the Hanover & District Hospital at the age of 89.

Beloved husband of Kathleen (nee Eidt). Loving father of John (Linda) of Greenock, Joe (Pat) of Walkerton, Mike (Carolyn) of RR 3 Hanover, Dianne Major (Brian) of Arthur, Lori Schmidt (Rod Pegg) of Kitchener, Dave (Jan) of Walkerton, Paula Riley (Steve) of Teeswater and Nick (Sheryl) of Everett. Lovingly remembered by his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren as well as by his sister Maryanne Strauss of Ottawa.

Ray was predeceased by his two great-grandsons Steven Ottewell and Justin Giesler; five brothers; three sisters and parents William and Helena (nee Grubb) Giesler.

Raymond's family will receive relatives and friends on Sunday from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton (1106 Yonge St. S). Parish prayers will be held at 4:00 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, August 19th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Mary Immaculate Church, Chepstow. Rev. Luc Payette officiating.

Interment in Mary Immaculate Cemetery, Chepstow.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Mary Immaculate Building Fund would be appreciated by the family. Cards available at the funeral home.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, August 18th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton
    1106 Yonge Street South
    Walkerton, ON
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    Sunday, August 18th, 2019
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Parish prayers will be held at 4:00 p.m.
  • Second Visitation

    Sunday, August 18th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton
    Address Not Available
    Sunday, August 18th, 2019
    7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Service

    Monday, August 19th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Mary Immaculate Church, Chepstow
    41 Concession 6
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    Monday, August 19th, 2019
    Fr. Luc Payette
  • Interment

    Monday, August 19th, 2019 | 12:15pm
    Mary Immaculate Cemetery
    462 Chepstow Road
    Monday, August 19th, 2019
  • Reception

    Monday, August 19th, 2019 | 12:30pm
    Chepstow Lions Park
    Concession 6
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    Monday, August 19th, 2019

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Our condolences to Kathleen and the whole family.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Ray was a real friend we met over 40 years with Kathleen in their camper in Newfoundland and we
saw him last time in 2000 in their home in Walkerton.
Three weeks before his last day on this earth we could phone with Ray - we cannot beleave it, so fast.
Rest in peace dear Ray !
Comment | Posted at 09:54am via Condolence

Alice Rixson

On behalf of my brother John Schonstrom and sister Birgit Clark, I extend our heartfelt condolences to Ray’s family. I first met Ray in 1951 when our family emigrated from Denmark, and with my mother’s lack of confidence with English at that time, the task of shopping at the Walkerton Meat Market fell on my shoulders. Ray was always helpful with friendliness and sincerity that never waivered. As children there was always a wiener in the cooler waiting for us, a tradition that extended to my children. Ray was an exemplary man who will long be remembered.
Alice (Schonstrom) Rixson
Comment | Posted at 11:31am via Condolence

Brandy Patterson

Ray was absolutely wonderful to work with as a Livestock Valuer when I worked with the Municipality of Brockton. A kind and gentle man who obviously cared deeply about honesty and integrity. My condolences to everyone who will miss him.
Comment | Posted at 11:24am via Condolence

Bernadette Schlorff

Joe, Dave, and all the family, we would like to extend our sincerest sympathy on the loss of your father. May your treasured memories of him bring you many smiles in the days and years ahead. Bernie and Larry Schlorff
Comment | Posted at 08:20am via Condolence


My condolences to Kathleen and the family. Ray was a good man and I am sorry that I can't attend today. Sincere sympathy for your loss.
Comment | Posted at 07:47am via Condolence

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