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Gordon Thiele

July 31, 1937 — October 4, 2017

Gordon Frederick Thiele passed away at home peacefully on October 4, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Gordy was born on July 31, 1937 in South Saint Paul, Minnesota and recently celebrated his 80th birthday. Gordy loved to travel, especially road trips to Duluth, out West or to Branson, Missouri. He was an avid angler, Vikings fan, loved to tell a good joke and cruise around in his Chevy truck. He was a wonderful father who loved camping with his family. He is preceded in death by his father, Fred Thiele and mother, Betty Thiele. He is survived by his wife, Ruth; his sons, Bret (Mayra Gomez), Troy, and Dean (Amy Schindeldecker); his sister, Gloria Olander; brother-in-law, Ed Backie; grandchildren, Jade Thiele, Christopher Vorhies and Jennifer (Mark) Beckman; and seven great grandchildren.

Visitation will be at Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Drive, Forest Lake from 3 to 6 PM on Sunday, October 8. Gordy's funeral will be on Monday, October 9 at Elim Lutheran Church, 20971 Olinda Trail North, Scandia, visitation one hour prior to 11 AM service. Interment at Elim Lutheran Cemetery, Scandia. Memorials are preferred to ELCA World Hunger fund via Elim Church.



Previous Events

Visitation
Sunday, October 8, 2017
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Mattson Funeral Home

343 North Shore Drive
Forest Lake , MN 55025

Visitation
Monday, October 9, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Elim Lutheran Church

20971 Olinda Trail North
Scandia, MN 55073

Service
Monday, October 9, 2017
11:00 AM
Elim Lutheran Church

20971 Olinda Trail North
Scandia, MN 55073

Cemetery Details

Location

Elim Lutheran Cemetery

20971 Olinda Trail North
Scandia, MN 55073


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