Lila Anna Thieme (nee Barts)

June 13, 1922 Ė Oct. 28, 2013

Lila Anna Thieme (nee Barts) died peacefully surrounded by family Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, at age 91.

She was the beloved wife of Rudy for 65 years; loving mother of Sandra (Ed) Bourbonais of Winchester, Nancy (Jerry) Seeber of Las Vegas and Terry (Karen) Thieme of Waukesha; proud grandma of Taryn (Ross), Deanna, Justin, Jason (Carmen), Jodie (Katrena), Jerry, Jill (Rob) and Tony (Mary); and great-grandma of Dillon, Dalton, Drake, Jesse (Lindsay), Carson, Kodi, Kyle, BJ, Chad and Josh.

She is also survived by two sisters, Erma (Everett) Denzin of Laramie, Wyo., and Iola (the late Ken) Merritt of Pueblo, Colo.; a brother, Raymond (Arlene) Barts of Owen; and other relatives and friends.

Lila was preceded in death by a son, Ronald, and a sister, Marcella.

Lila was a member of St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Jefferson and a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 3589. She enjoyed playing cards and baking for bake sales and rummage sales. She worked for 25 years as a waitress in the Jefferson area and retired in 1988. She will be remembered, missed and loved by many.

A visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the 7 p.m. service Friday, Nov. 1, 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 Union Cemetery in Jefferson.

Memorials to St. Johnís Lutheran Church and School are appreciated.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions. To receive this obit or directions on your smartphone, text 1307326 to 414-301-6422.