Milford “Bill” – “Gramps” Louis Thiel


It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Milford (Bill) (Gramps) Louis Thiel on November 02, 2013 in Vernon, BC. Bill was born June 06, 1925 in Zurich, Ontario. In 1951 he married the love of his life Doreen. In 1953 they moved to BC and lived in several communities, one of the communities was Pentiction for 30 years. Bill drove truck for a living. He was a member of the Vintage Car Club of Canada for many years and he was a family man who loved spending time with his family. Bill is survived by His daughters; Linda (Lyle) Nicholls of Vernon, BC, Debra McGibney of Pentiction, BC, Melody (Anthony) Wise of Duncan, BC, his son John (Peggy-Lynn) Thiel of Leduc, AB, 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Bill was predeceased by his wife Doreen in 2006, he was also the last of his family being predeceased by his parents and siblings. A private family gathering will be held later this month to lay Bill to rest. You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s on-line obituary @ . Arrangements entrusted to


Vernon 250-558-0866 & Armstrong 250-546-7237

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