William E. Thieme, age 86, of Villa Park, IL, passed away peacefully on May 19, 2016, at home surrounded by his family. Army veteran serving in Korea. Beloved husband of Nola nee Nix for 62 years. Loving father of Michael, James (Mary-Jo), Norine (William) Urban, David (Tammy), Joseph (Cheryl), William (Chris), and Ann (John) LaBarge; dearest grandpa of 26 and great-papa of 15; dear brother of the late Walter, Lorraine, and Jean Maida; fond uncle and great uncle of many. Visitation is on Monday, May 23, 2016, from 3 to 8 pm at Steuerle Funeral Home 350 S. Ardmore Ave, Villa Park. Funeral is on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, with lying in state at 9:00 am until Mass at 10:00 am, at St. Alexander Church 300 S. Cornell, Villa Park, IL. Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, IL. A life long member of IBEW Local # 134. Active member of St. Alexander Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Alexander Church is appreciated. For info: 630-832-4161 or www.steuerlefh.com
Published by Chicago Tribune on May 22, 2016.