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John James Theile

THEILE, GEISER, SNOWBARGER, MAHLBERG, EBERLING, WILDE

Posted By: Alvin Poole (email)
Date: 12/7/2017 at 11:15:44

James John “Jim” Thiele
BIRTH 29 Mar 1940 Dodge County, Nebraska, USA
DEATH 4 Dec 2017 Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
BURIAL Woodbine Cemetery Woodbine, Harrison County, Iowa, USA
MEMORIAL ID 185717368

James John Thiele
March 29, 1940 - December 4, 2017

Visitation
Friday, December 08
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fouts Funeral Home
501 Normal Street
Woodbine, IA

Family will receive friends
Friday, December 08
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Fouts Funeral Home
501 Normal Street
Woodbine, IA

Scripture Service
Friday, December 08
7:00 PM
Fouts Funeral Home
501 Normal Street
Woodbine, IA

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday, December 09
10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
704 Normal Street
Woodbine, IA

Inurnment
Saturday, December 09
11:15 AM
Woodbine Cemetery
Woodbine, IA

James John Thiele was born March 29, 1940, to John and Mary (Geiser) Thiele near Nickerson, Nebraska. Jim was raised near Hooper attending school and graduating from St. Patrick's High School in Fremont, Nebraska. He then proudly served his country in the U.S. Marines. After his honorable discharge he attended Omaha University part time while working at a variety of jobs. Jim married Miriam Snowbarger on April 28, 1962, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Hooper. Jim graduated from Omaha University in 1968 with a degree in business. Jim worked at Mutual of Omaha from 1966 until his retirement in 2002. Miriam died on June 8, 2011.

Jim lived in Omaha most of his adult life. In 2000, Jim and Miriam moved near Woodbine. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Woodbine. Jim enjoyed reading, gardening, and landscaping to create habitat for wildlife. He also enjoyed wildlife, birds, and working with horses.

Jim died on Monday, December 4, 2017, at Immanuel Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska at the age of 77 years, eight months and five days.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Miriam; brother-in-law, Jerry Mahlberg; and beloved dog, Caesar. He is survived by his son, Robert Thiele and his wife Kathy of Logan, Iowa; daughter, Debora and her husband Mark Eberling of Springville, Iowa; six grandchildren, Skye and her husband Chris, Devon, John and his wife Sammi, Kaitlin, Nicole and Megan; four great grandchildren, Matthew, Madyson, Ellie and Payton; two sisters, Mary Mahlberg of Fremont, Nebraska and Joanne and her husband Marv Wilde of Hopewell, Virginia; and many other relatives and friends.

Memorials may be given to:
Harrison County Humane Society
106 N 5th St.
Logan, Iowa 51546

Marthann Kohl-Fuhs, marthannk@fmctc.com


 

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