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Norma J. Thiel

UPPER SANDUSKY: Norma J. Thiel, age 81, of Upper Sandusky, Ohio passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 4:45AM at Heartland of Bucyrus after a brief illness.

Norma was born on May 28, 1931 in Wyandot County, Ohio to Denver and Helen Louise (Harmon) Quail, both of whom are deceased. She married Jerry Thiel on March 30, 1948 in the rectory of former St. Peter's in Upper Sandusky and he died on January 10, 2011.

Also surviving are four children, Connie Denman of Marion, Doug "Stephan" (Brenda) Thiel of Upper Sandusky, Theresa (Stephen) Kahler of Kenton and Donna (Gregg) Leeth of Upper Sandusky; ten grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild survive.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald and Keith; and a son in law, Michael Denman.

Norma was a homemaker and worked for over 25 years in the cafeteria for the Upper Sandusky School System.

Norma was a member of the Transfiguration of the Lord Catholic Church in Upper Sandusky and for hobbies she enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening and baking.

Norma was devoted to her husband and family annd found complete joy in life when she was around all her family. She will be greatly missed.

Public visitations for Norma J. Thiel will be held on Wednesday, January 23, from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at the Lucas-Batton Funeral Home in Upper Sandusky. Private family services will be held on Thursday with the Rev. Jim Stauffer officiating with the burial taking place at Rowland Cemetery in rural Upper Sandusky.

Memorial contributions may be sent to and can be sent to Lucas-Batton, 476 S Sandusky Ave., Upper Sandusky, OH 43351.

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Published in the Marion Star on Jan. 21, 2013
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