Charles Bernard Gieske

August 7, 1951 - December 20, 2020

Charles Bernard Gieske

Charles “Chuck” Bernard Gieske, 69, of St. Francis, passed away from COVID on Sunday, December 20, 2020.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Kate; brother, Valentine “Pete” (Louise); sister-in-law, RuthAnn; and brothers-in-law, Dick Nathe and Joe Goerdt.

Chuck will be deeply missed by his wife of 44 years, Char; sons, Chad (Michelle) and Chace (Christine) Gieske; grandchildren, Gavin, Parker, and Ruby; siblings, Jim, Dorine (Vic) Sunderman, Joni Nathe, and Marian Goerdt; and other family and friends, including his loyal customers.

In lieu of flowers memorials requested to Hometown Hero Outdoors ( or St. Patrick Catholic Church.

Per CDC guidelines, social distancing and the use of masks are required.

Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at 11:00 AM.

Entombment Morningside Memorial Gardens, Coon Rapids.

O Loving Father and Savior, send your angels to carry the soul of your servant from this earth to the heavenly place of eternal and everlasting life. Let family and friends who have passed before in faith be reunited in joy with the departed. Forgive any wrongs that have been committed and welcome this beloved spirit into the warm embrace of your unending peace. Amen.