Sarah Thielemier


ENGELBERG — Sarah Louise Thielemier, 84, of Engelberg, passed away Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.

She was born Feb. 20, 1936, in Engelberg to the late Carl and Emma Hausman Throesch. She was a homemaker and member of St. John Catholic Church.

Sarah was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Emma Throesch, her husband, Richard William “Dick” Thielemier, brother, Paul Throesch, and brother-in-law, Curtis Baltz.

She is survived by 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; a sister, Betty Baltz; brothers, Larry (Glenna) Throesch and Carlton (Madeline) Throesch; sisters-in-law, Wilma Wren, Mary Thielemier and Mary Throesch; and many other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday from in the chapel of McNabb Funeral Home. A rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Monday at St. John Catholic Church in Engelberg with the Rev. Stephen Elser officiating. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery.

Pallbearers will include Brock Thielemier, Blake Burrow, Drew Cox, Dillon Cox, Hunter Jones and Steve Wren.

Honorary pallbearers will include Joe Bergman and Joe Difani.

The family wishes to extend special thanks to the St. Bernards Medical Center Heart Care Unit and especially to Dr. Vance.