Roger A. Thiesfeld, age 80, of Glencoe, Minnesota passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2023, at Glencoe Regional Health in Glencoe.
Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, February 28, 2023, at 11:00 A.M. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Glencoe, Minnesota with interment in First Lutheran Cemetery in Glencoe.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Roger Arnold Thiesfeld was born on May 9, 1942, in Glencoe, Minnesota. He was the son of Arnold and Luverna (Biermann) Thiesfeld. He was baptized as an infant and later confirmed in his faith as a youth both at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe, Minnesota. Roger received his education in Glencoe and graduated with the Glencoe High School Class of 1960. Roger lived on the family farm with his parents until 1998, which is when he bought a townhouse in Glencoe. His mother moved there and lived with him until her passing in 2008.
Roger was employed at Fingerhut in Gaylord, MN. Following that he was employed at Tonka Toys in Mound, MN. He later was employed at Green Giant in Glencoe, MN until his retirement.
Roger’s faith in the Lord was of great importance to him. He was a charter member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Glencoe, Minnesota.
Roger loved fishing; he especially enjoyed fishing with his father and going on numerous fishing trips with his brothers. He looked forward to going out to eat at different restaurants with his sister. In his retirement, he enjoyed day trips to plays, music concerts, and attractions. Roger loved to listen to polka music and attended many polka music festivals and polka services held by his church. He cherished the time he spent with his family and his friends.
On his 80th birthday, Roger moved to GlenFields Living With Care in Glencoe. He passed away on February 21, 2023, at Glencoe Regional Health in Glencoe. Blessed be his memory.
Roger is survived by
Brothers, James Thiesfeld and his wife, Linda, of Park Rapids, MN,
Thomas Thiesfeld and his wife, Judy, of Deerwood, MN;
Sister, Susan May, and her husband, William, of Cokato, MN;
Nieces, Becky Rauen and her husband, Jon, Jennifer Waller and her husband, Jeremie, Sondra Redman and her husband, Curt;
Nephews, Michael Thiesfeld and his wife, Allison, Jeffrey May, Jason May and his wife, Jann;
Other relatives and friends.
Roger was preceded in death by his Father and Mother, Arnold and Luverna Thiesfeld; Brother, Gary Thiesfeld.