Monday, August 28th, 2006
Former New Bremen and Wapakoneta resident, Sarah L. Thiesing, 82, died at 1:50 a.m. Aug. 25, 2006, at Heartland Fairfield, Pleasantville.
She was born Jan 13, 1924, in Delphos, to Clinton J. and Icie Mae Felver Miller. On July 23, 1943, she married Ralph Wiesinger, who died Aug. 16, 1967. In October 1972, she married John Klophenstien, who died Aug. 19, 1976. On April 4, 1981, she married Reuben Thiesing, who died Aug. 12, 2000.
Survivors are three daughters, Angela (Ron) Berzouska, Lancaster, Darla Lyons, Orlando, Fla., and Lois (Brian) McGarvey, London, Ontario, Canada; a sister, Bettie J. Schaub, Wapakoneta; 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Ralph Weissinger; two brothers, Clinton and Robert Miller; and a sister, Jonanna Finley.
In March 1981, she retired from Auglaize County Department of Human Resources. She graduated from Blume High School, Wapakoneta; and attended Ohio State University and Wright State University.
She was a member of St. Marks Lutheran Church, Wapakoneta, New Bremen Senior Citizens, New Knoxville Historical Association, Auglaize County Extension Agency, Tri Star, Lima. She was a five-year member All Ohio Senior Chorus; was active in Boy Scouts, Girls scouts, the Wapak PTA , the Koneta Chapter of Order of Eastern Star, where she was past matron, and Ohio District Lutheran Social Service Commission.
Services are 3 p.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Tom Roberts officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens, St. Marys.
Calling is after 1 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Contributions can be made to Lutheran Social Services or to the music department of your local school.
Arrangements are by Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen.