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Verna M. Thielen

POSTED: November 18, 2013 3:59 p.m.

Verna M. Thielen, 99, passed away Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Wilson. She was born Aug. 1, 1914, to Louis and Katherine (Bessie) (Friebus) Whitmer at Wilson.
She married Carl Thielen. She was a homemaker/teacher and a lifetime resident of the area. She belonged to the St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Wilson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, sisters, Marie Klint and Wilma Whitmer, and brothers, Paul and Ned Whitmer.
She is survived by son, Nick (Ferul) Thielen, Olathe, and daughters, Nancy (Jim) Gieber, Randolph, N.J., and Margery (Jim) Lawson, Wilson, seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation is from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20 at Foster Mortuary in Wilson.
Service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday (today) at the church with Fr. Jerome Morgan officiating.
Internment is in the St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Dorrance.
Memorials may be given to Wilson Senior Center and the Post Rock Opportunities Foundation.

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