D. Thielmann, 71
D. Thielmann (nee Campbell), 71, peacefully entered the loving arms of Jesus
surrounded by her family on Jan. 13, 2015, after a long courageous battle with
lymphoma. Nancy was born April 17, 1943, in South Bend, Indiana, the daughter of
William and Marian (nee Jung) Campbell.
A lifelong resident of Hartford, and a graduate of Hartford High School in 1961,
she was united in marriage to Paul Thielmann on June 12, 1965, at Holy Hill.
Married for nearly 50 years, they were rarely far apart. Together they raised
two sons, Scott and Rick.
Nancy was a 32-year employee of the Hartford Union High School District as a
student supervisor. She touched many lives during those years, and enjoyed the
interaction with the students and made many friends. She was loved and respected
by many students and people all around the community.
She was co-founder, charter member and former president of the Hartford Lioness
Club and attained perfect attendance for 25 years.
She was co-founder and former president of the Hartford High School Athletic
Booster Club. She was proud of being the first “Big Sister” of Big
Brothers/Big Sisters of Washington County for five years.
Nancy’s greatest joy was her family, especially her grandchildren. She
relished being a grandma. Family was always her main focus.
She enjoyed the winter months, especially the beach and ocean at her winter home
in Florida. She was an avid fan of the Brewers, Packers and Badgers, and it was
rare she missed a game. Nancy is
survived by her loving husband, Paul. Her cherished sons Scott (Anne) Thielmann
of Jackson and Rick Thielmann of Schaumburg, Illinois, her adored
grandchildren Josephine, Jillian and Michael, her siblings Scott (Jan) Campbell of
Indiana, Sam Campbell of Florida and Sally Campbell of Maryland, her sister-in-law
Judy (Lou) Fraser Ryniec of Illinois, brother-in-law John (Linda) Thielmann of
Cedarburg, sister-in-law Carole Thielmann of Hartford, and many other relatives
Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, brother Bill Campbell, her in-laws
Walter and Patricia Thielmann, and brother-in-law Thomas
Special thanks to Dr. Timothy Fenske and his staff at the Cancer Care Center and
the fourth-floor oncology wing at Froedtert Memorial Hospital for their
compassionate and dedicated care Nancy received throughout her five-year battle.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Nancy's name to the Lymphoma Society, St.
Jude’s Hospital for Children or the Cancer Care Center at Children’s
Hospital of Wisconsin. Information on these memorials can be found at the
Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home website.
Visitation Monday, Jan. 19, from 4-7 p.m. at St. Kilian’s Catholic Church, 264
W. State St., Hartford. Mass of Resurrection will follow at 7 p.m. at the
church. The Rev. David LaPlante will officiate. Interment at St. Kilian
The Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home is serving the family. www.berndt-ledesma.com.