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Visitation Wednesday for Arthur Adam Giese IV

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Arthur Adam Giese, IV, age 29, of Valparaiso, Ind., lost his battle with bone cancer February 12, 2014, at home with his family.

Adam was born January 15, 1985 in Valparaiso, Ind., to Arthur and Janice (Billings) Giese.

Adam will be deeply missed by his surviving parents, Arthur (Ed) and Janice Giese, III; brother, Austin Giese; nephews, Odin and Von Giese; grandmother, Dorothy Kolakowski and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents Arthur and Irene Giese, Jr., and grandfather, Tony Kolakowski, and grandparents James and Marguerite Billings.

Adam enjoyed extreme sports such as BMX, motocross, skateboarding, skiing, kayaking, surfing and his newest love, his sailboat anchored in Costa Rica.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 19, 2014, from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton. A private burial will be held at Blake Cemetery in Portage, Ind.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Porter County VNA, 2401 Valley Drive, Valparaiso, IN, 46383 or The American Cancer Society, Northwest Indiana Office, 130 Red Coach Drive, Mishawaka, IN, 46545.

Online condolences may be left for the family at


Posted 2/17/2014