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Mary Thiessen

Mary Thiessen, 104, of Hillsboro died Nov. 7 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. She was born Jan. 21, 1909, to Gerhard M. and Helena (Klassen) Warkentin near Lehigh.

She is survived by two sons, James W. Thiessen of rural Hillsboro and Linden W. Thiessen of rural Hillsboro; a daughter, Enid G. Cady of Marion; 14 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jake D. Thiessen; and a daughter, Rosemary Thiessen.

A celebration of life service was to be at 11 a.m. today at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church. Visitation was Tuesday at Jost Funeral Home.

Memorial funds have been established with Parkside Homes and Parkview Church Missions.

Last modified Nov. 14, 2013