Jennie Lee Giere


Relationship to conference: Wife of retired elder, Rev. Kenneth A. Giere, Sr., who died March 16, 2009

Date of death: Wednesday, May 25, at age 81

Arrangements: A funeral service took place Tuesday, May 31, at Faith United Methodist Church in Olivia.

Appointment information: Rev. Kenneth A. Giere, Sr., was ordained as an elder in 1951. He served Minnesota churches in Kasson, Danube, and Plymouth. He retired in 1989.

Jennie Lee is survived by sons Paul (Shelly) Wurm and Lee (Annmarie) Wurm; stepson Bob (Kristy) Giere; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her first husband, Robert Wurm; the Rev. Kenneth A. Giere, Sr.; son Todd Wurm; stepson Rev. Ken Giere, Jr.; and stepdaughter Leslee Wolf.

Memorials are preferred to Parkinson's research and scholarships for nursing students.

Cards can be sent to Paul Wurm, 11265 Ironwood Ct., Champlin, MN 55316.

An obituary can be viewed here.

Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

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