John Anthony Thiel, Jr., 87 of Rhinelander, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, at home in Rhinelander. John was born Sept. 18, 1931, in Chicago Ill., to John and Theresa (Weber) Thiel.
He is survived by his wife, June; children, John E. (Rita) Thiel, Laurel (Stephen) Decker, and Joseph (Christal) Thiel; two granddaughters; brother, Richard (Carol) Thiel; brother-in-law, Al Walkowski; and sister-in-law, Elizabeth Thomas; many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, Dec. 23, at 3 p.m. at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church with Fr. Mike Tupa officiating. The family will greet friends at the church on Sunday afternoon from 2:30 p.m. until the time of the memorial service. (Hildebrand Funeral Home)