Helen M. Thimm, 93
Marie Thimm (nee Wondra) died peacefully with family at her side Sunday,
Jan. 27, 2019, at Majestic Heights in Hartford. She was 93 years old.
She was born May 3, 1925, to
Kilian and Cecilia (nee Gindt) Wondra. She married Walter Thimm on Oct.
11, 1947, at St. Andrew's in Leroy. Helen and Walter operated Thimm
Trucking for 45 years. They were talented Polka dancers and danced
whenever possible. Helen enjoyed sewing and ceramics and taking care of
her family. She always wished for a long life and a short obituary!
Helen is survived by her six
children, Robert of West Allis, the Rev. Donald of Brookfield, Carol
(Raymond) Bressel of Rochester, Minnesota, Roger (Linda) of Hartford,
Joanne (Brian) Voll of Wheaton, Illinois, and John (Pamela) of Andover,
Minnesota; and grandchildren, Rachel Thimm, Lindsey (fiance John Potter)
Bressel, Dana Thimm, Kevin (fiancée Kori Branton) Thimm, Allen Thimm,
Adam (Amber) Voll, Allison Voll, Brianna Thimm, and Chelsea Thimm. She
is further survived by siblings, Cecelia (Joe) Belligan and Al (Pat)
Wondra; siblings-in-law, Mary Wondra, Del Preston and Mary Thimm; and
other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by
her husband, Walter in 2004; brothers, Arnold (Angeline) Wondra, Edward
Wondra, Raymond (Alice) Wondra, Leo (Sally) Wondra and Paul Wondra;
sisters, Florence (Wilbert) Gitter and Gene (Norman) Matenaer; and
siblings-in-law, Dorothy (Art) Peters, Harold Thimm, and Joe (Joyce)
A Mass of Christian Burial
will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 4, at St. Kilian Church (264
W. State St., Hartford) with her son, the Rev. Donald Thimm, presiding.
Visitation for Helen will take place before the funeral at church
starting at 9 a.m. Private burial will take place at St. Kilian's Parish
In lieu of flowers, memorials
directed to St. Kilian Parish (428 Forest St., Hartford, WI 53027) are
Helen's family would like to
extend a special thank you to the Rev. David LaPlante and the staff at
Majestic Heights in Hartford for their compassionate care and support
shown to Helen and her family.
The Shimon Funeral Home of
Hartford is serving the family. Online condolences and tributes may be