Janice Marie Giese

May 14, 1939 ~ February 4, 2021 (age 81)


Janice M. Giese, age 81, passed away February 4, 2021 at Heritage Senior Living in Middleton.  She was born May 14,1939 in Conover, Wisconsin to Leonard and Pearl (Thresher) Johnson.

Janice graduated from Eagle River H.S. in 1957.  She attended Marquette University – School of Dentistry where she obtained her degree as a dental hygienist. She married her high school sweetheart, Michael Giese, in September of 1961 and they made their home in Middleton where they raised three daughters. In addition to working as a dental hygienist over the years, and being a wonderful mother, and  grandmother,  Janice enjoyed baking, crafting, vacations in the Northwoods and Door County, helping with her church, and playing with the grandkids and grandpups.

Janice was preceded in death by her husband Michael, and her eldest daughter, Kelly (Dan) Westrick. She is survived by her brothers Robert, Lowell, and Keith Johnson; her daughters Sandy (Bret Cors) and Christl (Gerald) Eggleston; her grandchildren: Sydney and Ty  (Melissa) Westrick, and Kira and Rowan Eggleston, one great grandchild Kane Westrick,  and other nieces, nephews, and many good friends.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Monday, September 27, 2021 from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm at the Cress Center, 6021 University Ave. Madison, WI  53705. 

Please share your memories at

Cress Center

6021 University Ave. Madison

(608) 238-8406


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September 27, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Cress Center 6021 University Avenue Madison (Wisconsin)

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