Patricia Thiele
 - 10/1/2002

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Patricia J. Thiele, 73, of Columbus died Tuesday, October 1, 2002 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lincoln. Funeral services are 10:30 AM Friday at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church with the Rev. Tom Weisbecker officiating. Visitation will be on Thursday from 3-5 PM at McKown Funeral Home and after 6 PM at St. Bonaventure Church. There will be a Vigil service at 7 PM Thursday at St. Bonaventure Church. Visitation will continue on Friday morning from 8-10 AM at McKown Funeral Home. Interment will be in St. Bonaventure Cemetery.

Patricia J. Thiele was born May 22, 1929 in Columbus to Frank & Thelma (Ebel) Kerr. She received her early education in Butler County before graduating from St. Bonaventure High School in 1946. She worked for the JC Penney store. She married Wilbert L. Thiele on November 27, 1950 at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Columbus. The couple farmed near Clearwater until 1960 when they moved back to Columbus. Along with raising her large family, she worked for Dale Electronics. She was a member of St. Bonaventure Church, St. Bonaventure Guild, and Scotus Mothers.

She is survived by:

Son Terry (Patsy) Thiele Columbus, NE
Son Patrick (Debra) Thiele Duluth, GA
Son Tony (Stephanie) Thiele Missouri Valley, IA
Son Dick (Tonya) Thiele Omaha, NE
Daughter Connie (Dan) Evans Ogallala, NE
Daughter Peggy (Dave) Wolff Columbus, NE
Daughter Nancy (Jim) Pieper Dodge, NE
Daughter Jackie (Chuck) Kula Columbus, NE
Daughter Judy (Alan) Calta Lincoln, NE
Daughter-In-Law Diane Thiele Omaha, NE
Son-In-Law Dave Johnson Omaha, NE
Sister Virginia (Dean) Horner Sioux City, IA
Sister Kathy (Clarence) Scholl Plattsmouth, NE
Sister-in-law Jeanne Kerr Arpharetta, GA

She was preceded in death by:

Husband Wilbert Thiele
Father Frank Kerr
Mother Thelma Kerr
Grandson Matthew Thiele
Son Harold Thiele
Daughter Sherri Johnson
Brother Gene Kerr
Brother Frank Kerr Jr.

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