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Former Hastings resident Naomi Fay Thiel, 88, passed away Monday, May 29, 2023, at Brookfield Park Nursing Home, St. Paul, NE.
Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, June 2, at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hastings with Pastor Joel Remmers officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation will be 1-7 p.m. with family present 5-7 p.m. Thursday, June 1, at the funeral home, and one hour before the service at the church. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to Naomi’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.
Naomi was born January 12, 1935, in Bladen, NE to George and Elvina (Kile) Engelhardt. She graduated from Hastings High School in 1952. Naomi married Jacob Thiel on April 5, 1953, at Second Presbyterian Church in Hastings, NE; he preceded her in death on November 30, 2003.
Naomi worked at the Telephone Co., Schwesers, Woolworths, Adams County Senior Services as a dispatcher, was a para and taught golf at Hastings High School, delivery service, and owned and operated Jakes Drive in Clay Center for nine years; retiring in 1988. She was a member of First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Naomi was a great golfer and had two hole-in-ones, she was a member at Southern Hills. She bowled in a bowling league, loved to ride bicycles with Jacob, was with Sweet Adelines for many years and sang in a quartet and church choir, loved playing cards, and spending time with her grandchildren.
The family would like to thank Brookfield Park Nursing Home for all their great care.
Naomi was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jacob Thiel; and brothers, Melvin Engelhardt, Richard Engelhardt, and Raymond Engelhardt.
Children & Spouses:
John & Roxanne Thiel
Mary & Jim Shipley
George Engelhardt Jr.
Many Nieces, Nephews, and countless friends