Alvin "Bud"'s Story

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Alvin Bud Thiessen was born September 7, 1923 in Hydro, Oklahoma to John B. Thiessen and Marie Thiessen. He passed away August 17, 2017 in Norman.
On August 29, 1948 Bud married Ruth Audra Blake. Bud and Ruth raised their three children in Hinton and Norman, Oklahoma. They worked together in the Thiessen Drive-In Restaurant and Thiessen Construction Businesses for the next 60 years.
Bud was a member of the Christ Church of Norman. He was a man who centered his life on God and family.
Survivors include his wife Ruth of the home; sister Ann Arndt, two sons, Danny Thiessen and wife Gloria, Tim Thiessen and wife Jona, and Daughter Audra Thiessen Overstreet, all of Norman; Grandchildren Bradley Thiessen, Amber McKinzie, Allie Tsotigh, Michelle Landolt, Ann Dee Overstreet, Sara Ritchie, Jessica Farris, Madison Thiessen, and Chelsea Thiessen.
Bud was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Herb and John, and sisters Edith Spears and Marie Schmidt.
Memorial services will be held 2:00 p.m., Monday, August 21 at University Christian Church, 616 Bud Wilkinson Drive in Norman with Pastor James Taylor officiating. Services are under the direction of Tribute Memorial Care, and condolences may be shared at www.tribute.care.
The family requests in lieu of flowers memorial donations be made to Lewy Body Dementia Association, Inc. 912 Killiam Hill Rd. SW, Lilburn, GA 30047
Published on August 19, 2017
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