Giesen, Richard A. 83, longtime resident of Lake Forest, passed away at home surrounded by his family on April 19. Beloved husband of Jeannine (nee St. Bernard) Giesen of Lake Forest; cherished father of Rick (Lynn) Giesen of Chagrin Falls, OH, Laurie Giesen of California and Mark (Greta) Giesen of Chicago; adored grandfather of Lindsay, Spencer, Reggie, Soleil and Noah. Graduate of Northwestern University
, long time business executive of Chicago whose career included leading Field Enterprises and Continental Packaging Solution. He was the director of GATX, Stone Container and J. Walter Thompson Advertising. Visitation 4:00-7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 24 at Wenban Funeral Home, 320 Vine Avenue, Lake Forest. Funeral service at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, April 25 at First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest, 700 N. Sheridan Road, Lake Forest. Interment private at Lake Forest Cemetery. Info 847-234-0022 or www.wenbanfh.com
. Memorial contributions in Richard's name may be made to the
, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Ste. 1210, Chicago, IL 60601 or to Northwestern Annual Fund, ATTN: Student Scholarships, 1201 Davis St., Evanston, IL 60208.