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Theresa (Riehle) Thomas, 68, of Grand Rapids, MN died on Friday, December 15, 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center, Duluth, MN. Theresa was born in 1949 to Daniel and Elza Riehle in Brooklyn, NY.
She graduated from St. John's High School in Goshen, NY and then attended Erie County Tech School to pursue a career in ophthalmic dispensing. Theresa was employed with the Nabisco Company while residing in Niagara Falls, NY. She later moved to Grand Rapids, MN to be closer to family.
She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Charles and Daniel Riehle; and sister, Mary Fleming.
Theresa is survived by her sisters, Julia Smith of North Port, FL and Andrea (Daniel) Wold of Bovey, MN; brothers, Nicholas Riehle of Port St. Lucie, FL, Joseph (Lorelei) Riehle of Hopewell Junction, NY, and Anthony (Laurie) Riehle of Balmville, NY and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 from 6 PM until 8 PM at Rowe Funeral Home, Grand Rapids, MN. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 11 AM at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Grand Rapids, MN. Fr. Jerry Weiss will officiate. Burial will be at Itasca-Calvary Cemetery, Grand Rapids, MN.
Arrangements are with Rowe Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Grand Rapids, MN.
To sign the online guestbook or send condolences visit rowefuneralhomeandcrematory.com.
Published on December 19, 2017
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