Monday, June 9th, 2008
Earl J. Thieman, 80, of Saint Henry, died at 9:15 p.m. June 6, 2008, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born Nov. 29, 1927, in St. Henry, to Joseph and Alvina Fischer Thieman. On Oct. 9, 1954, he married Martha Dahlinghaus, who survives in St. Henry.
Other survivors are five sons, Ronald (Jennifer), Fort Recovery, Nicholas and Mark, both of St. Henry, Joseph (Susan), New Bremen and Kevin (Antoinette) of Huntsville; three daughters, Ann Christine (Daniel) Vian, Rockford, Angela (Christopher) Jutte of Indonesia, and Constance (Kenneth) Huelskamp, Fort Recovery; three brothers, Cletus (Sally) Thieman, Minster; Ted (Marilyn), Dayton, and Daniel (Linda), St. Henry; three sisters, Rogene (Paul) Evers, St. Marys, Barb (Marcellus) Hoying, McCartyville and JoAnn Dresher, Celina; 25 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a brother-in-law, John Dresher.
He worked as a farmer and retired from Franck Plumbing & Heating in St. Henry. He was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church in Burkettsville, the Men's Holy Name Society of the Church, Maria Stein American Legion, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Chickasaw He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Knights of St. John and the Uniform Rank, Maria Stein and the Catholic Knights in Cassella.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Tony Fortman officiating.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater. Burial is at the church cemetery, where the Maria Stein American Legion will conduct military rites.