Thiel, Vaughn G., Midland, Michigan

Our beloved father, grandfather, brother, and uncle passed away Tuesday, November 9, 2010, at University Hospital in Ann Arbor at the age of 49 years. Vaughn was born November 23, 1960, in Saginaw to the late Donald and Ila (McKinnon) Thiel. He had previously worked for Dunnage Engineering in Brighton. He is survived by his children, Allan Hicks-Ebersole, Tiffany (Jon) Rectenwal, Arielle Thiel, and Donald Thiel; grandchildren, Blake Rectenwal, Michael and Lamar Roberts; siblings, Dawn (Robert) Pepera, Lynn (Dennis) Amman, Julie (Peter) Fitzpatrick, Mark Thiel, Mary (Bill) Comstock, Ross Thiel, Yvette (Jeff) Dopp, and Karl (Anna) Thiel; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his wife Phyllis Thiel and sister Sheryl Thiel. Funeral services will take place at 12:30 p.m. Friday, November 12, 2010, at W.L. Case & Company, 5700 Dixie Highway. Fr. John Sarge will officiate with burial to follow in Pinegrove Cemetery in Bridgeport. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and again on Friday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association for Emphysema.