William (Bill) A. Mensing, of Giese, died on Monday, Oct. 11, 2021. He was 77 years old.

He was born on May 3, 1944, in Giese, to Wilhelm and Dena (Bronner) Mensing. He attended McGrath High School, graduating in 1962. He was united in marriage to Kathy Monette on Oct. 4, 1969 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giese, the church that Bill was baptized and confirmed in. Together, they raised four beautiful children together, Boyd, Dustin, Heidi and Matt.  

He dedicated many hardworking years of his life farming on the property he grew up on. Once he sold the cows, he worked at the Hinckley casino as groundskeeper and at East Central High School as a janitor. He loved fishing, gardening, dancing, playing cards, chicken tending, his grandchildren and desserts.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilhelm and Dena; brothers, Lloyd, Walter, Henry and Lawrence; and sister, Arlene.

He is survived by his loving and dedicated wife of 52 years, Kathy; children, Boyd (Deanna) of Giese, Dustin (Kate) of Brook Park, Heidi Gray of Princeton and Matt of Giese; grandchildren, Mahayla, Grant, Dena, Tim, Morgan, Cassandra, Katie and Blake; brother, Richard (Beverly) Mensing of Giese; sister, Lorraine Dirks of Marble Falls, Texas; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giese, with Pastor Richard Langhorst officiating. 

Arrangements by Methven Funeral and Cremation Services- Dresser- Methven Chapel, Mora, Minnesota.

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