71, formerly of Galesburg, died at 7:45 a.m. Thursday, March 22, 2012 in the Care Center of Abingdon.
He was born April 14, 1940 in Galva, Ill. the son of Henry and Nola (McClure) Theesfeld.
He graduated from Galva High School and served in the United States Army. He lived most of his life in Galesburg.
He is survived by two brothers, Norman Theesfeld of Galva and Dale (and Marilyn) Theesfeld of Aiken, S.C.; four sisters, Dorothy Hilton, Jean Theesfeld, and Betty (and Merle) Baldwin, all of Galesburg and Pat Anderson of Dousman, Wis.; a brother-in-law, Don Wyman of Kewanee, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, and two sisters.
Cremation will be accorded. Private family graveside service will be at a later date in Walnut Grove Cemetery in Altona, Ill. Memorials may be made to Harbor Light Hospice or Care Center of Abingdon. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.