Nina J. Thiem, age 80, of Round Lake Beach, died Thursday, August 28, 2008 at The Terrace in Waukegan.
She was born January 18, 1928 in Chicago to John C. and Sophie Millard.
Nina had been a resident of Round Lake Beach for over 20 years and most recently a resident of The Terrace of Waukegan. She was a member of the Round Lake Community Church. She enjoyed gardening, bingo and spending time with family and friends. She was also an avid cat lover.
She is survived by three children, Beverly Faulhaber of Round Lake Beach, Darlene Fisher of Round Lake Beach, and Wayne Thiem of Crystal Lake; 11 grandchildren, Tracy (Carl) Macuiba, Vicky (Richard) Thompson, Carrie (Wes) Smith, Matthew (Jen) Campisi, Anna (Kenneth Hutcherson) Fisher, Darlene Fisher, Christine Fisher, Natalie Fisher, Michael Fisher, and Robert Fisher; and 30 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Wayne Thiem; a grandson, George Fisher; her life partner, Jimmy Mallof; and a sister, Theresa Sanchez.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 North Rosedale Court, Round Lake, IL 60073. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. The Rev. Lisle Kauffman will officiate.
Interment will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Arlington Heights.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, memorials to Save A Pet Inc., 31664 N. Fairfield Road, Grayslake, IL 60030 would be appreciated by the family.
For information, call the funeral home at 847-546-3300. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.justenfh.com.