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David Thieme

May 6, 1955 — October 28, 2018

D avid Thieme, 63, of Sabetha, Kansas passed away Sunday, October 28, 2018.

David was born in Axtell, Kansas on May 6, 1955 the son of George and Lavonne (Ehrsam) Thieme. He attended Bern High School and graduated with the class of 1973. David got into construction right after high school. David and Richard Werner became partners to form Thieme & Werner Construction. In 1999 David formed his own business called Thieme Construction. His company did construction work throughout the Sabetha area, including most of Northeast Kansas.

David was united in marriage to Diane Anderson on November 16, 1974 at the First Lutheran Church in Sabetha, Kansas.

David loved hunting, fishing, and trapping. He was active in the Sabetha Saddle Club for many years, as well as raised his own cattle. He also enjoyed riding bareback and bull riding.

He was preceded in death by his father, George Thieme; and a brother, Paul Thieme.

David is survived by his wife, Diane of the home; his mother, Lavonne Thieme of Bern, KS; two sons, Steve (Melinda) Jenkins of Holton, KS and Shon (Joann) Thieme of Bern, KS; and daughters, Bobbi Thieme of Sabetha, KS, and Muskrat Thieme of Sabetha, KS; a close family friend, Brandy Meyer of Sabetha, KS; six grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and one on the way in April 2019.

A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Popkess Mortuary in Sabetha, KS. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. prior to service time at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to United Brethren in Christ or the First Lutheran Church of Sabetha, sent in care of Popkess Mortuary, 823 Virginia, Sabetha, KS 66534.

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