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H Bernard Thieben

Monica, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Death 6 Jun 2002 (aged 90)
Wyoming, Stark County, Illinois, USA
Burial Wyoming, Stark County, Illinois, USA
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WYOMING -- H. Bernard Thieben, 90, a resident of the Toulon Health Care Center, formerly of Wyoming, died at 9:45 a.m. Sunday, June 23, 2002, at Kewanee Hospital in Kewanee.

Born Aug. 5, 1911, in Monica to Herman and Florette Thatcher Thieben, he married Margaretta Mosher on Jan. 22, 1932, in Springfield. She died Feb. 27, 1987, in Peoria.

He also was preceded in death by two grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, two brothers, and one sister.

Surviving are two sons, Bernard (and Beverly) of Chillicothe and Robert (and Lucinda) of Hopedale; two daughters, Margaretta (and Leonard) Tornow of Walnut and Adda (and Larry) Alexander of Phoenix; one sister, Ellen Blakey of Bigger, Ark.; 16 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-greatgrandchildren.

He had owned and operated Thieben Garage & Auto Body in Wyoming for 30 years.

He was a 53-year member of the Wyoming Fire Department, where he was fire chief for 37 years and district fire marshal for eight years.

He was a member of Wyoming Masonic Lodge AF&AM, where he was 32nd degree Mason. He also was a member of the Scottish Rite Bodies, Valley of Peoria; Princeton White Shrine Jordan Chapter; and Wyoming Order of the Eastern Star.

He was a former member of the Wyoming City Council.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Wyoming Funeral Home. The Rev. Joe Ballard will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home, with a firemen's service at 8 p.m. Burial will be in Wyoming Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Wyoming Fire Department.

Peoria Journal Star (Peoria, IL) - Wednesday, June 26, 2002

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