Clarita "Rita" Giesmann


Rita Giesmann of Canton, passed away on September 24, at the age of 92. She was born on August 9, 1931.

She is survived by three daughters, Sharon Stiegman of Warrenton, Janet (Vergil) Rose of Troy, Lisa (Mark) Apple of Wright City; grandchildren, Don, Rob, John, Dan, Monica, Brad, Melissa, Samantha, Aaron; 14 Great-Grandchildren; 3 Great-Great-Grandchildren; Clarita is preceded in death by her father, John Elmer Tuley, Mother, Mary Isabel Tuley, brother, William Tuley, brother, Robert Tuley, brother, Jimmy Tuley. 

Rita loved watching St. Louis Cardinal baseball games, loved reading, and floral design. Rita also enjoyed traveling after retirement, but most of all, she loved her family and spending as much time as she could with all of them. She will be dearly missed by all her family and friends.

A visitation will be held  Wednesday, September 27, from 3 P.M. to 6 P.M. at Pitman Funeral Home in Wentzville. A funeral will follow at 6 p.m. at the funeral home.  Memorial donations can be made to Shriners Children's Hospital.