W. 'Andy' Gieseking, Public Works engineer

October 31, 1991

William Andersen "Andy" Gieseking, an engineer with Baltimore's Department of Public Works, died Monday at Peninsula General Hospital Medical Center in Salisbury after having a heart attack while visiting Ocean City. He was 51 and lived in Perry Hall.

Services for Mr. Gieseking will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Schimunek funeral establishment, 9705 Belair Road in Perry Hall.

A city employee for 27 years, Mr.Gieseking started as a draftsman and became an engineer after earning his bachelor's degree in engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 1976. At his death, he was in charge of environmental services, which involved supervising the removal of PCBs and asbestos from public buildings.

He was born in Baltimore and graduated from Polytechnic Institute in 1958. After high school, he worked as an electrician for Keystone Electric before becoming a city employee.

He served on an advisory board of the American Lung Association, lending his expertise on asbestos.

He is survived by his wife of 18 years, the former Linda Zwolinski; a daughter, Jennifer Gieseking of Perry Hall; and his sister, Theodora Stephen of Perry Hall.

The family asks that memorial contributions be made to the American Lung Association.

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