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 Alice Ruth Thiessen

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Alice Ruth Thiessen

  • Birth 9 May 1911
  • Death 13 Oct 2004 Tehachapi, Kern County, California, USA
  • Burial Bakersfield, Kern County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 10563573

Obit: THIESSEN, Alice Ruth
Author: Don Stowell Date: 21 Oct 2004 1:48 PM GMT
Surnames: Bernard, Holland;
Classification: Obituary
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Posted by East Kern Genealogical Society
Courtesy of Tehachapi News
Tehachapi, Kern, CA
Published: Volume 105 - No. 27
Oct. 20-26, 2004

ALICE RUTH THIESSEN
May 9, 1911 – Oct. 13, 2004
Alice Ruth Bernard Thiessen was born May 9, 1911, in Oak Park and died on Oct. 13 in Tehachapi.
Alice was a resident of California for 93 years. She was raised and educated in Coalinga, resided in Bakersfield, where she worked for the chamber of commerce, Bakersfield Police Department, and retired from the Kern County Sheriffs Department.
She married the love of her life, William Thiessen, in 1958. Both retired and enjoyed the travels in their motorhome and fly fishing in Crescent City for salmon. They were also avid golfers, but mostly just enjoyed spending their time together.
Alice is survived by her nephew, Robert Bernard of Hawaii and his children, Monica Bernard, Dustin R. Bernard and wife Malena of Reno, Nev.; niece and husband, Jack and Jean Holland of Tehachapi and their children, Chris and Mike Holland; and a great-great-niece, Abigail Bernard.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, Oct. 17, at 2 p.m. at the Wood Family Funeral Service chapel and a graveside service will be held on Monday, Oct. 18, at 10:30 a.m. at Union Cemetery in Bakersfield.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hoffman Hospice, 1832 W. Ave. K, Suite D, Lancaster, CA 93534.
Wood Family Funeral Service handled the arrangements.


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  • Created by: Diana Satterfield
  • Added: 5 Mar 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10563573
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alice Ruth Thiessen (9 May 1911–13 Oct 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10563573, citing Union Cemetery, Bakersfield, Kern County, California, USA ; Maintained by Diana Satterfield (contributor 46614911) .