November 21, 1927 – February 17, 2022
In loving memory of Keith George Thiel of Parkhill, formerly of Zurich, who passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 17, 2022, at the age of 94. Beloved husband of the late Lillian “Margaret” (Whiting) Thiel (1976). Cherished father of Jo-Ann and Brad Boswell of La Mesa, CA, Carolyn Stark of Windsor, and Randal and Karen Thiel of Parkhill. Proud grandpa of Cynthia and Michael Castellucci, Jennifer and Patrick Spiteri, Tara and Brandon Desrochers and Derek and Cassandra Thiel. Great-grandpa of Mya, Max and Noah and “Grandpa T.” to Bryson, Ian, Raya, Kohan, Pryor and Jason. Sadly missed by longtime companion Mary Anne Norland. Dear brother-in-law of Margaret Whiting, and Frank and Mary Speers. Keith will be missed by 10 nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents Hugh and Eva (Weber) Thiel, sister Dorothy, brother Glen Thiel and son-in-law David Stark, sisters-in-law Dorothy (Whiting) Speers, Donna (Turnbull) Thiel and Emily (Whiting) McLachlan, brothers-in-law Jack McLachlan and Emerson Whiting, first cousin Marion (Datars) and Ron Coleman, grandparents Elizabeth (Siemon) and George Thiel and Phoebe (Debus) and Charles Weber.
Keith’s funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 11 AM with viewing from 10 AM with Pastor Nadine Schroeder-Kranz officiating. Interment St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Cemetery. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, each person must RSVP to attend the funeral service. Please click “Register Now” below, to register.
For those unable to attend the service, the family invites you to join them from the comfort of your home. Stream the service live or at your convenience by visiting www.facebook.com/haskettfh
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery or St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Zurich.
Special thanks to South West LHIN and nurse Valerie from S E Health (St. Elizabeth) and Paramed PSWs who cared for Dad with compassionate care on a daily basis in his home, along with Dr. Samy Soliman and the staff at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital and Dr. Deborah Josephson and the Bluewater Area Family Health Team.