Obit: Thieme, Evelyn L. (1909 - 2005)
Contact:  Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Thieme, Bartsch, Seefluth, Stammer, Wiley, Aumann, Kippenhan

----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Mashfield, Wood County, Wis.) Tue, Sep 27, 2005

Thieme, Evelyn L. (24 Nov. 1909 – 24 Sept. 2005)

JEFFERSON - Evelyn L. Thieme, 95, of Jefferson entered into eternal life Saturday, Sept. 24, 2005, at Countryside Home in Jefferson.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2005, at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jefferson with the Rev. Mark O. Bartsch officiating.

Burial will take place in Union Cemetery in Jefferson.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Olsen Funeral Home in Jefferson and from 10 a.m. until the time of services Wednesday at the church.

She was born Nov. 24, 1909, in Clark County to William and Alma (Seefluth) Stammer.

Evelyn became the beloved wife of Alvin O. Thieme on June 22, 1929, in Loyal. He preceded her in death April 27, 1984.

She resided in central Wisconsin areas until relocating in Jefferson in 1948. She was a devoted homemaker and matriarch who also enjoyed flowers, gardening and quilting. Tying in excess of 4,000 quilts, she became known as "the Quilt Lady." She served in various positions with the Band Mothers and Ladies Aid at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jefferson, of which she was a member.

She is survived by three sons, Delbert Thieme of Jefferson, Glenn (Lucille) Thieme of Montello and Vern (Carol) Thieme of Wales; one daughter, Jean (Ralph) Wiley of Oak Creek; 12 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Angeline Aumann of Green Lake, formerly of Jefferson; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Oliver Stammer; and one sister, Lucille Kippenhan.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Countryside Home or St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church.

The family gratefully acknowledges the staff at Countryside Home.



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