Lydia Thiesen, 94, died Sunday, April 27, 2014, at Ave Maria Village, Jamestown, ND. She was born on March 17, 1920, on a farm near Cathay, ND, to Jacob and Christine (Hodel) Jeske. She began school in Cathay, ND and moved to Carrington, ND with her family when she was eight and finished her education there.
Lydia married Dan Thiesen in 1939, and he passed away in 1996.
She is survived by her daughter, Linda Kramer, Hatton; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Lydia is preceded in death by her husband; her parents; eleven brothers and sisters, her son, Bruce; and one granddaughter.
Visitation: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Williams-Lisko Funeral Chapel, Jamestown, ND.
Graveside Service: 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 1, 2014 at New Home 7th Day Adventist Cemetery.