Eduard D.W. van Giesen

April 11, 1935 - December 17, 2012

Eduard D.W. van Giesen, age 77, formerly of Knoxville, TN, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 17, 2012 at Geneva Rehabilitation and Health Center in Geneva.  He was born April 11, 1935 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, the son of Eduard D.W. and Christina van Giesen. He is survived by his daughter Christina (William) Pietsch of Geneva; two grandchildren, Willem and Emma Pietsch; former wife, Anne van Giesen of Geneva; and his sisters, Henny van Giesen, Thea van Giesen, Everlien (Anne) Jansen, and Henny van Keulen; and a brother, Gert (Wil) van Keulen.  He is preceded in death by his parents.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 from 4:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. at Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 S. Batavia Ave. (Rt. 31) in Batavia, where a service will follow the visitation at 6:00 P.M.  Rev. Donald Moll will officiate.  Interment will be private. A full obituary will appear in a later edition.

Guest Book

  • Russell Sharpe Eduard was a true gentleman and we will miss him at Holston Hills CC. He is in our prayers.
  • Marusca en Michelle Erwich en Ben Kicken Lieve Ome Ed, rust zacht xxx.
  • Ruud, Sabine en Kaylee Dekkers Our deepest sympathy for the loss of this loving father and grandfather Rust zacht
  • Stan and Ruthann Klaiss We both send you our deepest sympathy for your loss of this dear, loving father and grandfather who was such a good, solid, caring man. Your tender care of him in his time of need is testimony to your everlasting family bond.
  • MB I extend my heartfelt sympathy to the van Giesen family. May those precious memories of your dear loved one Eduard be foremost in your hearts and minds along with this wonderful promise that Jesus made at John 5:28,29. If you would like to know more please do not hesitate to contact me at Again, my sincere condolences.