Jeanette “Jean” I. Thiele, age 83 a resident of Kenosha died Tuesday February 18th 2014 at Brookside Care Center.
Jean was born on July 12, 1930 to the late Royden and Hattie (Reichel) Keene in Kenosha WI. Jean was educated in the schools of Kenosha and graduated from Mary D. Bradford High School. On June 11, 1949 Jean married Jack K. Thiele at St. George Church in Kenosha. She was employed as a manager of Fanny Farmer Candy, retiring in 1984. Jean was a member of St. Mark’s Christian Women’s and Kenosha Hospital Friends. She was also a St. Mark’s usher and a volunteer at Kenosha Hospital.
Jean is survived by her husband, sons John (Girtha) of Kenosha, Jeffrey (Sharon) of Pleasant Prairie, James (Chris) of Salem WI and Jason (Becky) of Kenosha and daughters Kathleen (Fred) Hansen of Salem WI and Karen (Ray) Kindle of Trevor WI. She is also survived by 25 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren.
Jean was preceded in death by her parents and a great grandchild Brady.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday February 22nd 2014 at 1:30PM at St. Mark Catholic Church in Kenosha. (7117-14th Avenue) Visitation will take place on Saturday at the church from 12:00 noon until the time of mass. Burial will take place at St. James Catholic Cemetery.