Gerald  Thiel

Gerald Leonard Thiel

1928 - 2019

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Obituary of Gerald Leonard Thiel

Thiel, Gerald Leonard


Passed away at Freeport Health Centre on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at the age of 90 years. 


Survived by his beloved wife Catherine, his children Mary Kate (Gerald) Lange, Cindy Thiel, and Paul (Nancy Plato) Thiel, five grandchildren, Eric (Denise) Lange, Kathryn (Andrew) Garland, Reid, Madelaine and Wilson Thiel, plus six great-grandchildren, Cian, Lila, Luca, Gabe, Leo and Iris. Also survived by his brothers Albert, Douglas, Carl (Beverley), Gordon and Bruce and sister Rosemary (Al) Paul.  Gerald was predeceased by his parents Clarence and Catherine (nee Schneider) Thiel, his brothers Grant and Daniel and sisters-in-law Jessie, Joan, Lorraine and Sharon. 


Gerald was a loyal employee of Joseph E. Seagram for 42 years.


Friends are invited to share their memories of Gerald with his family during visitation at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 from 5-8 pm.  The funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Wednesday, June 12 at 11:00 am followed by a reception in the fireside reception room.  Cremation will take place and private interment will be held at Parkview Cemetery.

Condolences for the family and donations to Our Lady of Lourdes Building Fund or Freeport Palliative Care may be arranged through the funeral home at or 519-745-8445.



5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Erb & Good Family Funeral Home
171 King Street South
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Erb & Good Family Funeral Home Chapel
171 King Street South
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada