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Paul Francis Thielen

August 30, 1939 ~ July 14, 2019 (age 79)


Paul Francis Thielen, 79 of Baroda passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019 as the result of  an automobile accident. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 3903 Lake Street, Bridgman. Friends may meet with the family from 5-7 PM Friday at Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, the Boyd Chapel, 9191 Red Arrow Highway, Bridgman. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Online condolences accepted at
Paul was born August 30, 1939 in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan the son of the late Ambrose and Agnes (Faber) Thielen. After graduating from Beal City High School he served in the United States Army. On September 22, 1975 he married Michalina “Michelle” Kachel. Paul graduated from Ferris State University and retired from Zenith Heathkit after 28 years. He enjoyed golfing, playing the guitar and farming. 

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Michelle; a son: Michael; a brother: Larry (Pat) Thielen; sisters-in-law: Loretta Thielen and Geraldine Thielen.

Paul was also preceded in death by his siblings: Sister Ann Thielen, Geraldine Dudek, Daniel Thielen,  David Thielen and George Thielen.

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July 19, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Pike Funeral Home, Boyd Chapel
9191 Red Arrow HIghway
Bridgman, MI 49106

Mass of Christian Burial
July 20, 2019

10:30 AM
Our Lady Queen of Peace
3903 Lake Street
Bridgman, MI 49106

July 20, 2019

Ruggles Cemetery
8530 Stevensville-Baroda Road
Baroda, MI 49101


Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church
3903 Lake Street, Bridgman MI 49106

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