Memorial service for Sean Charles Thielman, 38, will be Friday, June 14, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Radney-Smith Chapel with David Vick and Rev. Paul Vick officiating. Mr. Thielman died Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, AL. He was a foreign exchange student in Switzerland his junior year in high school. He graduated from Camas High School in Camas, Washington in 1993. He graduated from New Nazarene College in Nampa, Idaho in 1997, studied at the University of Texas
in Austin, Texas. He traveled in Europe with the Hallelujah Brass his senior year in college. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Charles and Mildred Higgins and Clay and Valiera Thielman. He is survived by his wife, Meleah Thielman of Kahatchee, AL; step-son, Seth Pettit of Kahatchee, AL; daughter, Rhiannon Thielman of Kahatchee, AL; parents, Judy Christianson of Camas, WA and Joe Thielman of Green Valley, AZ; sister, Laura Thielman, husband Steve of Vancouver, WA; step-brothers, Paul Christianson of Franklin, TN, David Christianson of Meridian, ID and J.D. Christianson of Camas, WA; step-sister, Barbara Allen of Vancouver, WA; aunts, Pam Sauser of Snoqualmie, WA and Debbie Moles of New Carlisle, OH; niece, Valera Szklenzki of Vancouver, WA. Visitation will be Friday, June 14, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Radney-Smith Funeral Home. The family will accept potted plants and cut flowers or contributions may be made to the Animal Rescue Foundation. Memorial messages may be sent to the family at www.radneysmith.com.
Radney-Smith Funeral Home in Sylacauga, AL will direct the services.