Mildred F. "Millie" Thoele (87) of Teutopolis


Published on April 30 2012 10:45 am

Mildred F. "Millie" Thoele, 87, of Teutopolis died at 9:40am Saturday, April 28, 2012 at her home in Teutopolis.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, May 2, at 10:30am at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Teutopolis.  Visitation will be from 4 to 8pm Tuesday at the church with a 7pm CCW rosary.  Bauer Funeral Home in Teutopolis is assisting the family with arrangements.

She was born August 15, 1924 in the Lillyville area, the daughter of Ben and Elizabeth (Goldstein) Ruholl.  She married Paul A. Thoele on October 5, 1946.  She was a homemaker, and was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Teutopolis and the St. Francis Council of Catholic Women.

Survivors include her husband Paul Thoele of Teutopolis...four sons, Jerry Thoele and wife Fran, Larry Thoele and wife Barb and Linus Thoele and wife Cate, all of Teutopolis, and Tony Thoele and wife Sue of Dieterich...three daughters, Ruth Kerner and husband George of Newton and Kate Koester and husband Rick and Jean Schumacher and husband Rick, all of Teutopolis...three brothers, Bernie Ruholl and wife Dorothy, Ambrose Ruholl and wife Agnes, and Allie Ruholl and wife Dorothy all of brother-in-law, Tony Zens of Mitchell, South Dakota...28 grandchildren and 22 great- grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents...two grandchildren, Alison Thoele and Jeff Kerner...three sisters, Della Ruholl, Alice Ruholl and Florence brother, Henry...sister-in-law, Leona Zens...and two brothers-in-law, Louis Bushur and Ralph Thoele and wife Deloris.