[Published in Houston Chronicle on Nov. 22, 2008]
Rolf Tiede, of Humble, passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2008.
He was born on September 29, 1939 in Eddelack, Germany. Mr. Tiede immigrated to the U.S. with his mother in 1950. He owned and operated Skyline Equipment Inc. since 1969.
Mr. Tiede was married to Kaye Tidwell Tiede in 1963, who preceded him in death in 1990. They were the parents of Linae Coats and Tricia Copenhaver.
He is survived by his three children, their spouses and children, his wife Donna L. Tiede, two stepchildren, their spouses and children.
Visitation with the family will be held on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008 from 2 - 5 pm at Klein Funeral Home Champion Forest. A funeral service will be held at 12 noon on Monday, Nov. 24, 2008 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 19618 Atasca Oaks Drive, Humble, Texas 77346. Interment will follow in Klein Memorial Park Magnolia. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to M.D. Anderson Cancer Center/ Pancreatic Cancer Research, P.O. Box 4486, Houston, Texas, 77210-4486.
Kaye Tidwell Tiede
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