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Mary Lucille (Pashak) Thiel, 93, of Midland, passed away on April 2, 2018 at MidMichigan Medical Center. She was born on September 8, 1924, in Detroit, the daughter of the late Henry and Nellie (McNally) Pashak.

Mary resided in Bay City, Elkton and Midland throughout her life. She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church. Mary enjoyed puzzles and loved her family and watching her grandchildren.
Her motto was “one day at a time.”

Mary is survived by her children, Dennis (Linda) Thiel, Rebecca (Peter) Alexander, Michael Thiel, grandchildren; Melissa Thiel, Christopher (Christine) Alexander, Kari (Davin) Partanen, Jennifer (Corey) Spurling, Adam Thiel, great grandchildren, Katie Thiel, Avery, Wynston and Noah Alexander, Alex, Seija and Hanna Partanen, and Jaxon Spurling, and great great grandchild; Ryan Denay. She is also survived by her sister, Cecelia Doan, brother, Paul (Janet) Pashak, sisters-in-law, Trinidad Pashak, Marie Pashak and many nieces and nephews.

Mary was predeceased by her grandson, Ryan Thiel, sisters, Patricia O’Connor, Henrietta Wurdock, brothers, Henry Pashak, Jr., James Pashak, Jerome Pashak, Vincent Pashak, Denis Pashak, Fr. Lawrence Pashak, brothers-in-law, Raymond O’Connor and Clark Wurdock.

A Funeral Liturgy will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, April 9, 2018 at Blessed Sacrament Church with Fr. Kevin Maksym officiating. Friends may visit with the family at the church from 10:00 am until the time of service. Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery in Kawkawlin at 2:00 pm.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Blessed Sacrament Church.

Online condolences may be left at smithminer.com.