Obit: Thiel, Max Wilhelm (1880 - 1960)

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Surnames: Theil, Thiel, Christian, Nagel, Schmitt, Leisinger, Becherer, Johnson, Schmidt

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 01/28/1960

Thiel, Max Wilhelm (6 Nov. 1880 - 22 Jan. 1960)

Max Wilhelm Thiel of the town of Hull, Wisconsin died Friday morning at 10 o’clock of a heart attack. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in the Zion Lutheran church at Colby, Wis., Rev. William Christian officiating, and internment was made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery. Pall bearers were Roy Nagel, Elroy Schmitt, Wilbur Schmitt, Robert Leisinger, Willard Becherer and Walter Johnson.

Mr. Thiel was born on November 6, 1880, in Sheboygan county. He moved to the town of Hull at the age of 20 years and engaged in farming here ever since. He was never married. He was well known here for his fine Christian character with an amiable disposition. His many friends will miss him.

Surviving are four brothers, Edward Thiel of Brooks, Ore., Eugene Thiel of Laramie, Wyo., and Martin and Joseph Thiel, both of Spokane, Wash.; two sisters, Mrs. Paul Schmidt and Mrs. Arthur Nagel, both of Colby, Wis.



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