George F. Thiele (1928 - 2015)

  • "Peace, Dad."
    - Linda Caswell
  • "My mother Minnie Kiana and I, her son Chris Kiana Sr. BA,..."
    - Chris Kiana Sr.
  • "Lot of fine memories being around George and his planes...."
    - LES Richardson
  • "Georges chapter in my "life" book is filled with warm..."
    - Lynn Durgan-Tetling
  • "I will never forget George when I met him while visiting my..."
    - June Phillips

Anchorage, Alaska, resident George F. Thiele, 87, died on Oct. 7, 2015, at Alaska Native Medical Center. George was born on May 20, 1928, at Tatlarviksak, Alaska, 17 miles up from Stony River on the Kuskokwim River. George was legendary in the flying and hunting circles worldwide. He is survived by wife, Geraldine; and his large family of Thiele's, Tolberts and Novaks. Funeral Service will be held on Nov. 5, 2015, at 3 p.m., at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 8427 Jewell Lake Rd. in Anchorage, with Pastor Mark Orf officiating. Memorial Celebration of Life will be held on Nov. 5, 2015, from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., at Alaska Aviation Museum, 4721 Aircraft Drive in Anchorage. Military Burial Service will be held on Nov. 6, 2015, at JBER, at 12:30 p.m., please meet at the gate.
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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
8427 Jewel Lake Rd
Anchorage, AK 99502
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Published in Anchorage Daily News on Oct. 25, 2015