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Leo J. Thimmesch 1935-2010


Posted By: IA GenWeb Volunteer
Date: 7/20/2010 at 15:25:46

Leo J. Thimmesch

Leo J. Thimmesch, 74, of Topeka, KS passed away June 2, 2010. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 9 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in New Albin, with the Rev. Daniel Knipper officiating. Friends may call an hour before the service at St. Joseph Catholic Church in New Albin.
Interment will be at the church cemetery with military rites provided by the Kenneth Casey Post #5603 of the New Albin VFW.
Leo was born August 31, 1935 in New Albin, the son of Henry and Helen (Arndt) Thimmesch. He was raised and schooled in New Albin, and at the age of 17, joined the United States Air Force, working as a jet mechanic. He was very proud of serving his country, serving two tours of duty in the Vietnam War. In 1973, he retired from the military after 20 years of service. September 16, 1961 he married Ann Strub in New Albin.
He is survived by his wife; three children, Shane (Debbie) Thimmesch and Connie (Chris) O’Neill, both of Topeka, KS and Roger (Shannon) Thimmesch of Overland Park, KS; grandchildren Nick, Justin, and Michelle Thimmesch, Matthew and Beth O’Neill, and Nathan, Nicole, and Nolan Thimmesch; his mother, Helen Thimmesch; a sister, Goldie Zeimet; and a brother, Bob Thimmesch. He also leaves behind his two beloved dogs, Herry and Sara. He was preceded in death by his father; a brother-in-law, Tom; and a sister-in-law, Donna.

Waukon, Iowa newspaper, THE STANDARD, Wednesday, June 9, 2010


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