Ron Thielenhaus Obituary

Ron  Thielenhaus
Ron Thielenhaus

May 13, 2005
Born in Chanute, KS
Resided in Urbandale, IA


Ron Thielenhaus, 48, passed away Friday, May 13, 2005 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Waukee with burial to follow at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines.

Ron was born in Chanute, KS and raised in Colby, KS. He graduated from the University of Kansas with a B.S. in Chemistry and Biology and received a Masters of Science degree in Industrial Management from Central Missouri College. Ron worked for several pharmaceutical companies including Abbott Laboratories in Columbus, OH; Altavista, VA; Casa Grande, AZ; Kansas City, MO; and Cleveland, MS. Currently he was Director of Operations for Kemin Health in Des Moines.

Ron was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service, Iowa West Point Parent's Club and Kansas Alumni Association. He enjoyed traveling with his job, working on his 1965 Corvette Stingray, playing racquet ball and hiking with his family.

Ron is survived by his wife of 22 years, Marilyn; three sons, Christopher, Erich and Kevin all of Urbandale; his mother, Joyce Bentley of Erie, KS; his father and stepmother, Eugene and Marilyn Thielenhaus; and brother, David Thielenhaus.

Visitation begins after 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Boniface Catholic Church where the family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. with a Vigil Service at 7 p.m. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Boniface Catholic Church or Special Operations Warrior Foundation, P.O. Box 14385, Tampa, FL 33690.




St. Boniface Catholic Church
1200 Warrior Lane
Waukee, IA 50263
Sunday, May 15, 2005
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
St. Boniface Catholic Church
1200 Warrior Lane
Waukee, IA 50263
Monday, May 16, 2005
10:30 AM