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Diane Thieleman

July 28, 1945 ~ November 3, 2018 (age 73)

Diane Lynn Thielemann, age 73 of Griffin passed away Saturday, November 3, 2018.

Diane was born in Akron, Ohio, on July 28, 1945. She is preceded in death by her parents, William Paul Thielemann and Sally Wood Thielemann. She is survived by her brother, Bill Thielemann and wife Wanda of Griffin, Bob Thielemann of Tucker, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Diane and her brothers were raised in Ohio, Georgia and Florida. She graduated from high school in Jacksonville, FL. She received her bachelors degree from Valdosta State College in 1967 and her masters degree from Ball State University in 1978. She was a Civil Service employee for the Army and Air Force, working as manager of Family Support Centers in Germany, Texas and Georgia. She retired from Robins Air Force Base, Warner Robins, Georgia, in 2006.

Diane enjoyed traveling, snow skiing, water sports and reading. She was devoted to her pets and raised dogs, cats and parrots. In recent years she moved to the Village at Renaissance in Griffin to be closer to family. Diane will be buried with her parents in Helena, Georgia. A memorial service will be held Sunday, November 18, at 2:00 in the chapel of Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family would like you to consider contributing to the Humane Society of Griffin-Spalding County, P.O. Box 758, Experiment, GA 30212 in memory of Diane.

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