July 24, 1925 ~ August 17, 2016
John Giesregen, long time Westchester CA resident, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday morning, August 17, 2016. John was 91 years old, born on July 24, 1925. John served in the Marine Corps during World War II and received a Purple Heart fighting on Iwo Jima. He raised 8 children working as an auto mechanic.
He is predeceased by his wife Yvonne and youngest son Scott. He is survived by Steve (Sue) Giesregen, Kurt Giesregen, Leslie (Ralph) Hayne, Andrea (Jim) Ecker, Lauren (John) Griffith, Lisa Giesregen, and Dane (Jacquie) Giesregen. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren.
A viewing will be held on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 from 5 pm to 9 pm with a Rosary at 7 pm at Rice Mortuary at 5310 Torrance Blvd., Torrance CA. A funeral service will be held at Visitation Church, 6561 W 88th Street, Westchester, at 10 am Thursday, August 25, 2016. Interment to follow at Holy Cross cemetery.
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