Alfred H. Thole, 76, of St. Rose,
died Sunday, October 25, 2009 at St. Joseph Hospital in Highland.
Mr. Thole was born June 16, 1933 in
St. Rose to Elizabeth (Wilke) and Clem Thole, Jr.; they preceded him
He married MaryAnn Holtgrave on June
24, 1967 at St. Rose Catholic Church; she preceded him in death on
July 5, 1969.
Also preceded in death by a brother,
Robert Thole; a sister, Florence Tebbe; a sister-in-law, Eleanor
Holtgrave; and brothers-in-law, Ferd Tebbe, Ernest Potthast, Anthony
Strieker, and James “Dusty” Holtgrave.
Surviving are his children, Doris
Thole and Dan (Kathy) Thole all of St. Rose; 3 grandchildren,
Courtney, Jared, and Justin Thole; sisters, Ruth Potthast of
Aviston, Mary Strieker of Aviston, and Bernadette (Jim) Jansen of
Trenton; a sister-in-law, Florence Thole of Aviston; and
brothers-in-law, Leo Holtgrave and Ben Holtgrave both of St. Rose.
Alfred retired as a lifelong dairy
and grain farmer and was a veteran of the United States Army.
He was a member of St. Rose Catholic
Church and Men’s Sodality, St. Rose Development Club, and the Golden
Funeral Mass of Christian Burial
will be Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 2:00 PM at St. Rose Catholic
Church with Fr. Edward Schaefer officiating. Interment will follow
in St. Rose
Visitation will be Tuesday, October
27, 2009 from 4:00-9:00 PM and again on Wednesday, October 28, 2009
from 11:00 AM-1:30 PM at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese.
Memorials can be made to St. Rose Church Building Fund, Mater Dei
High School, or to the donor’s choice and will be received at the