Adolph ‘Rudy’ Thieme

Feb. 28, 1917 – Dec. 7, 2013

Adolph “Rudy” Thieme died peacefully surrounded by family Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at the age of 96.

He was the beloved husband of the late Lila (nee Barts) for 65 years; loving father of Sandra (Ed) Bourbonais of Hartford, Nancy (Jerry) Seeber of Las Vegas and Terry (Karen) Thieme of Waukesha; proud grandpa of Taryn (Ross) Seitz, Deanna Thieme, Justin Thieme, Jason (Carmen) Seeber, Jodie (Katrena) Seeber, Jerry Seeber, Jill (Rob) Gottschlich and Tony (Mary) D’Andrea; and great-grandpa of Dillon, Dalton, Drake, Jesse (Lindsay), Carson, Kodi, Kyle, BJ, Chad and Josh.

He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Rudy was preceded in death by a son, Ronald, five brothers and five sisters.

Rudy was a proud veteran in United States Marine Corps, serving in World War II. He was a life member of VFW Post 3589 of Jefferson.

Rudy was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Jefferson.

Dad enjoyed playing cards, cracking hickory nuts and being everyone’s handyman. An avid sports fan, Rudy enjoyed watching the Brewers, Packers and Badgers.

He was a retiree of Schweiger’s Industries of Jefferson with more than 27 years of dedicated service. Rudy will be remembered, missed and loved by many.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 6 p.m. funeral service Friday, Dec. 13, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha. Interment will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Union Cemetery in Jefferson. Please meet directly at the cemetery.

Memorials to St. John’s Lutheran Church and School of Jefferson are appreciated.

Church and Chapel Ritter- Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions. To receive this obituary on your phone, text 1321035 to 414-301-6422.