Richard Thielemier


ENGELBERG — Richard “Dick” William Thielemier, 91, of Engelberg passed away Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, at St. Bernards Five Rivers Medical Center. Dick was born Jan. 6, 1929, in Engelberg to the late William and Katie Ungerank Thielemier.

He was a farmer and a member of St. John Catholic Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by nine brothers, Bernard “Benny” Thielemier, Leo Thielemier, Antone “Tip” Thielemier, Aloyouis “Al” Thielemier, Herman Thielemier, Andrew “Andy” Thielemier, Raymond Thielemier, Robert “Bob” Thielemier and Edward “Ed” Thielemier; and one sister, Mary Thielemier.

Dick is survived by his wife, Sarah Louise Throesch Thielemier; two sons, Doug (Pam) Thielemier and Eric Thielemier; three daughters, Sandy Burrow, Cindy (Doug) Cox and Jen Thielemier; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Wilma Wren; two sisters-in-law, Mary and Pat Thielemier; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Visitation will be 5 to 7 this evening in the chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with a rosary being said at 7. Funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Catholic Church with the Rev. Stephen Elser officiating. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery.

Dick’s grandsons are honored to serve as pallbearers.

Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Bergman, Joe Difani, Keith Sutton and Glen Hausman.