John Boyd Thiessen

John Boyd Thiessen passed away Oct. 27th 2017 at the age of 53. John was born in Delta, Utah Sept. 30 1964. He was the son of William C Thiessen and Jessie L Thiessen.

John was raised most of his life by grandparents Willard and Athena Cook in Ely, Nv. This is where he graduated and went on to live his life.

He is survived by his one and only daughter Sierra N Thiessen; his brothers David (Kitty) Gillette, Bill (Betty) Thiessen; his sister Terri Landon Thiessen; numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends.

John was very quick witted and always had a smile. He was most at home in the mountains whether it be hunting, fishing, cutting wood or just taking a ride. He is loved and will be missed.

He is proceeded in death by grandparents Willard and Athena Cook; parents William and Jessie Thiessen; and brothers Tommy (Maureen) Thiessen and and Danny Thiessen.

A celebration of his life and luncheun will be held Nov 11th 2017 at the Club Rio at 1:00 for all those that wish to attend.

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  1. Please accept my condolences. Know that “the Father of tender mercies” feel your pain and sorrow. He sent forth his son Jesus Christ “to bind up the brokenhearted and To comfort all who mourn.” (Isaiah 61:1,2)

  2. Terri Thiessen Landon says:

    Rest In Peace Johnny, you are loved and missed

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