William Henry Thiessen, 70, of Hornsby, died Tues., Oct. 30, 2012 at 10:54 a.m. in St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield. He was born on Aug. 2, 1942 in Litchfield, a son of Henry O. & Ruby Rae (Logsdon) Thiessen. He graduated from Litchfield High School with the Class of 1960. Mr. Thiessen was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force & served from 1960 – 1964 as Airman 1st Class during the Vietnam War. He was a coal miner employed by Trans Continental Coal Company and worked for numerous other mining companies. He was general manager for Coal Corp. of America. He also worked in maintenance for Schutt Sports Group & for Helgen Farms, Inc., both in Litchfield. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church & American Legion Post #436, both in Litchfield. In his leisure time, he enjoyed camping & traveling. He married Mary Agnes Wagner on Apr. 9, 1966 in First Presbyterian Church in Litchfield. She survives. He is also survived by: 1 son, William K. “Kevin” (Ellen) Thiessen; 1 daughter, Victoria R. Uchtman, All of Litchfield 1 brother, Ronald (Judy) Thiessen of Raymond 3 grandchildren, Marisa & Tyler Thiessen; Jeremy Uchtman He was preceded in death by his parents; 1 brother, Jerry D. Thiessen.

View Full NoticeWilliam H. Thiessen – August 02, 1942 – October 30, 2012