LaVern Theisen Obituary (1929 – 2020)



LaVern Joseph Theisen, age 91, of Monroe, handed away on Sunday, December 13, 2020, at house underneath hospice care.
Vern was born at house on February 23, 1929, in a raging snowstorm. He was the second little one of Camillus and Alvina (Cousino) Theisen of Newport, Michigan. He attended Scrabble Hole College Elementary College. He was a 1946 graduate of Monroe Excessive College.
All through his lifetime he was employed by Ohio China Firm, the place he met Joyce in addition to Sealtest Dairy for 23 years, and Wesley Ice Cream for 20 years. Vern owned Scotty’s Lounge of Newport from 1982 to 1988. He loved going to Shipshewanna and retailing shirts for a few years. Vern preferred to work in his yard, gardening with vegetation and flowers. He loved enjoying a great recreation of Euchre. Vern was a Lifetime Member on the Monroe Moose. He additionally volunteered on the Monroe Senior Middle.
Vern married Joyce Dyson on February 15, 1947, at St. Charles Catholic Church. They raised a household of seven kids and spent over 35 years collectively earlier than Joyce’s passing on October 30, 1982. He then married Mary Messner on October 6, 1984, and spent 36 years collectively.
Survivors embody his spouse Mary; sons, Randy E. (Bonnie) of Adrian, David A. (Joan) of Wilmington, NC, Scott (Julie) of Lambertville; stepson, Don (Cindy) Messner and daughters, Linda (Larry) Lake of Hampstead, NC, Sally (Mark) Gruber of Monroe and Tammy (Eric) Painter of Flat Rock. Daughter Nancy (Mark) Bellg and stepdaughter Sue (Pete) Pitzen preceded him in demise. He additionally leaves sisters, Sharon (Frank) DeSloover, Arlene (Pete) Walsh, and brother Kenneth. Additionally previous him in demise had been brothers Edward, Russell, and sister Delores (Jim) Lehr.
Vern is survived by 18 grandchildren and 31 nice grandchildren.
Everyone seems to be invited to a visitation on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, at Rupp Funeral Dwelling from three:00-Eight:00 PM. A funeral service will happen on Thursday, December 17, 2020, at Rupp Funeral Dwelling. Viewing will begin at 10 AM with the service beginning at 11 AM. Officiating is Deacon Mike Stewart. Burial will observe instantly to Roselawn Memorial Park.
Memorial donations in honor of Vern are recommended to the American Cancer Society or the Nationwide MS Society.
A memorial luncheon to observe at a later date.
Phrases of consolation and condolences to the household could also be shared via www.ruppfuneralhomeinc.com.

Printed in Monroe Information on Dec. 15, 2020.

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