December 31, 1922 ~ March 19, 2004

Born in: Somerville, Texas,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Asheville ~ Clyde Allen Giesenschlag, Sr., 81, of Asheville, died Friday, March 19, 2004 at the VA Hospital in Oteen after a period of declining health. Clyde was born in Somerville, TX on December 31, 1922. He was a graduate of Texas A & M University and a veteran of WW II serving in the US Airforce. He lived in Houston, TX and New Orleans, LA and for the past four years in Asheville. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Jo Ann Giesenschlag of Corpus Christi, TX. In addition, he is survived by his sons, Clyde Allen Giesenschlag, Jr. and wife Peggy of Melbourne, FL and Carl Ray Giesenschlag and his wife Virginia of Asheville; six grandchildren, Wendy Autumn Giesenschlag of Atlanta, Rachel Joy Giesenschlag and her husband Nathan Green of Marshall, Leila Dale Giesenschlag and her husband Stephen Cefalu of Hendersonville, Billy Hans Giesenschlag, Kevin Gus Giesenschlag and Eric Sonny Giesenschlag all of Asheville; two great-grandchildren, Ethan Marley Green of Mashall and Lucas Sky Giesenschlag of Atlanta. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 3:00 - 6:00 PM at the residence. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Azalea Road Park, c/o Asheville Parks and Recreation, for information call 828-259-5800.

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  1. I have known Clyde since I came to work for Magnolia back in the seventies. He was a fine man and will be missed. My sympathies are extended to his family.

    Lane

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  2. Dear Carl and Virginia,
    We send our sympathy to you and your family.
    Sincerely,
    Charlie and Pat O’Cain

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  3. Dear Carl and Virginia,
    I was so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. He was blessed with a long life, marriage, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and I am sure you were all blessed by his presence in your lives. May his teachings and memory continue to bless you all.
    Love,
    Roberta

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