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Suzanne Yvonne Thiesfeld, 67

Suzanne Yvonne Thiesfeld, 67, of Park Rapids died Wednesday, April 25, 2007 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.

She was born Jan. 21, 1940 at Sheboygan, WI to Kenneth and Dolores (Schieven) Peterson. She was raised and went to school at She-boygan. After high school, she moved to Minneapolis where she worked for the Prudential Life Insurance Co.

She married James L. Thiesfeld Jan. 14, 1967 at Sheboygan. They resided in several communities in Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota, before moving to Hutchinson, where they lived for 18 years. She worked in sales for the Shopko Store in Hutchinson for 18 years.

For 35 years, they spent many weekends coming to their lake home near Park Rapids. She retired in 2005 and shortly after, they moved to their lake home near Park Rapids. She was a member of First English Lutheran Church of Dorset.

She is survived by her husband; two children, Sondra (Curtis) Redman of Gaylord and Michael (Allison) of Clarksville, TN; her mother; brothers, Kenneth (Russelyn) of Sheboygan and Randy (Diane) of Canton, NC; a sister Janice Tresp of Great Barrington, MA; six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father; brother-in-law, Dennis Tresp; and niece, Erin Tresp.

Memorial service: 11 a.m. today (Saturday) at First English Lutheran Church in Dorset. Rev. Chris Davis will be the officiant. Connie Shubert will be the organ-ist. Congregational hymns will be "Beautiful Savior" and "How Great Thou Art."

Honorary casketbearers: Her grandchildren Matthew, Rebecca, Jacob, Nicole, Megan and Jamie.

Inurnment: A private family inurnment will be held at a later date.