- 92 years old
- Date of birth: Jul 7, 1920
- Date of passing: Dec 3, 2012
|Let the memory of Gordys & Elveria be with us forever|
Gordys "Butch" Thietje was born July 7, 1920 in West Point to Gordys Fred Sr and Theresa (Remm) Thietje. He attended country school and then Guardian Angels School. On September 25, 1940, Butch married Elveria Pagels at Grace Lutheran Church. The couple lived on a farm near Wisner before moving to West Point where Butch operated Thietje Trenching Company for 50 years. Butch was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Isaac Walton League and was a West Point Volunteer Fireman. He was the first Rolling Eagles Wagon Master and enjoyed fishing. He and Elveria were snowbirds, wintering in Florida, Nevada, Texas and Arizona.
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