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Alfred William "Al" Gieske
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Birth: May 13, 1900, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 1974
Wichita County
Texas, USA

2nd husband of Ruth Sheldon Brown Gieske. They married in 1960. Al was from Maryland. (The children listed in the following obit are his step children.)

From the Electra Star-News...Thursday December 26, 1974...


Alfred William Gieske, 74, a resident of Electra for 14 years died Friday, December 20 at his home.

Services were Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in the James B. Totten and Son Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Gilbert Franke, pastor of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Harrold, officiating. Interment was in Old Electra Cemetery.

Born May 13, 1900 in Catonsville, Maryland, he was a retired farmer and had been a ham radio operator for 64 years. A member of the Quarter Century Wireless Association, his call letters were W5WS.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth of the home, two sons, Ernie D. Brown of Minden, Louisiana and Bert Brown of San Antonio; one daughter, Mrs. Jeanie Zerkie of Vista, California; a niece, Mrs. Elsie Terrell of Spring Valley, California, five grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

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  Ruth Sheldon Gieske (1897 - 1990)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Electra Memorial Cemetery
Wichita County
Texas, USA
Created by: S Hemingway
Record added: Aug 04, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20789177
Alfred William Al Gieske
Added by: S Hemingway
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Click on image for full size. memory of Al Gieske...Ruth Sheldon Brown's 2nd husband. Ruth told me both of her husbands and she were "ham operators".
- S Hemingway
 Added: Mar. 12, 2008

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