Obit: Thieme, Shirley A. (1943 - 2013)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Bowholtz, Cook, Dietrich, Fink, Greenberg, Hahn, Nowak, Parks, Perlock, Peters, Lanius, Peche, Thieme, Tietz

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 08/08/2013

Thieme, Shirley A. (Hahn) (30 MAR 1943 - 5 AUG 2013)

Shirley A. Thieme, 70, Town of Greenwood, died on Monday, Aug. 5 at Golden LivingCenter in Rib Lake, where she had resided the past three weeks.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, Aug. 12 at 11 a.m. at St. Andrew Evangelical Lutheran Church in Goodrich, with Rev. Joseph Dietrich officiating.

Visitation will be held at the church on Monday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.

Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake assisted the family with arrangements.

The former Shirley Hahn was born on March 30, 1943 in Stratford to the late Gerhardt F. and Pauline A. (Greenberg) Hahn. She attended Stratford Area Schools.

On October 8, 1960 at St. Peter Church in Stratford, she married Leroy H. Thieme. She worked at Marathon Cheese in Medford, Dorchester and Marathon City. She worked as a CNA at the Medford and Rib Lake nursing homes, and also in retail grocery at Medford County Market as well as Ed's IGA in Rib Lake.

She was a member of St. Andrew Evangelical Lutheran Church and St. Andrew and St. Peter Ladies Aid. She enjoyed gardening, her large abundant flower and herbal beds, as well as homesteading in her log house her husband built for her.

Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Leroy H. Thieme of Medford; two daughters, Candy (Ed) Parks of Medford and Kim (significant other Jon Lanius) Thieme of Ogema; four siblings, Leona (Dave) Perlock of Stratford, Bonnie (Joe) Peters of Auburndale, Bernice Fink of Woodruff and Ray Hahn of Crandon; two brothers-in-law, Clarence Thieme and Ray Peche, both of Rib Lake; six grandchildren, Anna (Todd) Bowholtz of Stevens Point, Aaron (Rachel) Parks of Stetsonville, Amanda (significant other Jeremiah Tietz) Parks of Wausau, Matthew Parks of Medford, Ashley (Jeremia) Nowak of Curtiss and Courtney (James) Cook of Rib Lake; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and many friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Hahn; parents-in-law, Art and Dorothy Thieme; brother-in-law, Ray "Fuzzy" Fink; and two sisters-in-law, Susan Thieme and Gloriette Peche.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Shirley's family to be designated at a later date.

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