DeForest - Reynold Theis, age 91, of Deforest passed away on Friday, August 22, 2014 at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was born November 21, 1922 in Marxville the son of Matthew and Mary (Wildenberg) Theis. He married Mildred Maly on June 12, 1947. Reynold was a member of St. Olaf Catholic Church in DeForest.He was a longtime dairy farmer in Marxville and DeForest. His hobbies included playing cards, following football and baseball, playing the accordion, gardening, art and loving his dogs.
Reynold is survived by his wife, Mildred; children, Georgia (Randy) Wendt, Gary Theis, Sandy Theis, Connie (Craig) Bailey, Tim (Tammy) Theis; five grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Jeffrey Theis.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 25, 2014 at ST. OLAF CATHOLIC CHURCH, 623 Jefferson Street, DeForest, with Father Robert Butz presiding. Private burial will follow at St. Olaf Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Monday from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Alzheimer’s Association P.O. Box 96011,Washington, DC 20090-6011 or on line at www.alz.org; or to UW Carbone Cancer Center,Attn: Katie Williquette, 600 Highland Ave., K4/658, Madison, WI 53792-6164 or on line at www.uwhealth.org/uw-carbone-cancer-center. To view and sign this guestbook, please visit: www.ryanfuneralservice.com.