Wayne R. Thiede, 63, Marengo, died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, after a battle with cancer, with his loving family by his side.
He was born Jan. 11, 1953, in Melrose Park to Clarence and Bonita Thiede. He was married to his true companion and loving wife, Marge Thiede, for 45 wonderful years.
Wayne worked for Meyer/Aggregate for many years. He was a hard worker with a strong ethic for doing things the right way. He loved classic cars “only Chevys”, good music and quality time with family and friends. He will always be remembered for his great sense of humor and his joy of life.
He is survived by his wife, Marge Thiede; his son Shawn (Sarah) Thiede; and his grandsons, Slade Thiede and Andrew Thiede.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his son Robert Thiede.
A memorial gathering was held Jan. 7, at Schneider, Leucht, Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, Woodstock. All other services were private.
Wayne’s family requests you enjoy a meal with your loved ones in his memory.