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Tell City, Indiana
Herman W. Theis, 82, passed away Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills. He was born in Perry County June 10, 1930 son of the late Ferdinand and Bertha (George) Theis. Also preceding him in death was a brother, Charles Theis and sisters, Lucille Dauby, Mabel Dauby, Georgia Rust and Margaret Bolin.
A US Navy veteran, Herman served two tours during the Korean Conflict. He was united in marriage to Carolyn Brinksneader on June 23, 1962 at St. Pius Catholic Church.
Herman was a self-employed farmer and was owner and operator of Theis Sawmill. He was a member of St. Pius Catholic Church, VFW Post #2939, enjoyed shooting matches, gardening, and wood and metal working.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Carolyn Theis; daughter, Theresa "Terri" Shane (Rick), Kalamazoo, Michigan; sons, Mike Theis (Terri), Tell City, Mark Theis, Troy, Dan Theis, Tell City, and Jason Theis, Henryville; grandchildren, Jessica, Julia, Jillian, Jonathan, Jarrett, and Jacob Theis and Emily and Lauren Shane.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 AM Saturday, October 27, 2012 at St. Pius Catholic Church with burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, where there will be military graveside rites conducted by VFW Post #2939. Rev. Sengole Thomas G. will officiate. Visitation will be from 2:00 until 8:00 PM Friday and from 8:30 until 9:30 AM Saturday at Huber Funeral Home, Tell City Chapel.
Memorials contributions may be made to St. Pius Catholic church or St. Mary's Cemetery. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family online at www.huberfuneralhome.net.
Published in Courier Press on Oct. 25, 2012