Herman Joseph Theisen

Herman Joseph Theisen, 85, of rural Campbellsport died Friday Sept. 8, 2006 at the Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac.

He was born on Jan. 17, 1921 in Campbellsport, the son of the late Mathias and Katherine Schuh Theisen.

He attended St. Matthew’s Grade School and graduated from Campbellsport High School in 1939.

Herman married Clarice Moser at St. Peter and Paul Church in Nenno on July 7, 1948.

They were dairy farmers all their life until retirement.

Herman loved his family, card playing and bowling.

Even in retirement, he enjoyed life on the farm and being involved in the daily farm activities.

He was a lifelong member of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Campbellsport.

Survivors include his loving wife Clarice, and their nine children, Joseph and Richard, both of Appleton, Harold (Joanne) of Campbellsport, Jeanne (Jerrold) Russell of Columbus, Dennis (Mary) of Campbellsport, Mary (Steve) Wolf of Allenton, Beth (Roy) Aycock of Kewaskum, Tom (Kathy) of Fond du Lac and Katherine (Nick) Beerntsen of Oregon.

He had 22 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, and is also survived by a sister, Florence Emmer of Fond du Lac; sisters-in-law, Valeria Wolf, Dolores (Leo) Bodden, Veronica Gindt, Mary Rose Thull, Margie (Allen) Konrath and Janet Moser; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Leo and Art and Art’s wife Marian; two sisters, Irene Heinecke and her husband Philip, and Marcella Ziegelbauer and her husband John; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Roman Emmer, Victor Moser, Gilbert and Lucina Moser, Betty Ann Moser, Gilbert Gindt, Ewald Wolf and Edmund Thull.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, Campbellsport.

Rev. Neil Zinthefer will officiate, and burial will be Wednesday in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Twohig Funeral Home, Campbellsport.

Memorials are appreciated to Hospice Hope or St. Matthew’s Church.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Deacon Bob, Father Neil, Sister Jean Ann, Dr. Tom, the staff and volunteers with Hospice Hope and the Hope Health and Rehabilitation Center, the Agnesian Adult Day Service and many others for their care and concern for Herman during his illness.